Keywords: Central Business District
Historical ItemsView All Showing 2 of 65
Business District, Portland, ca. 1938
Contributed by: Boston Public Library Location: Portland Media: Linen texture postcard
Local businesses, Ogunquit, ca. 1938
Contributed by: Boston Public Library Date: circa 1938 Location: Ogunquit Media: Linen texture postcard
Flood, Lower Central Street, Hallowell, 1896
Contributed by: Hubbard Free Library Date: 1896-03-02 Location: Hallowell Media: Photographic print
Architecture & LandscapeView All Showing 1 of 1
Galen C. Moses house, Bath, 1901
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1901 Location: Bath Client: Galen C. Moses Architect: John Calvin Stevens
Online ExhibitsView All Showing 2 of 15
Since the establishment of the area's first licensed hotel in 1681, Portland has had a dramatic, grand and boisterous hotel tradition. The Portland hotel industry has in many ways reflected the growth and development of the city itself. As Portland grew with greater numbers of people moving through the city or calling it home, the hotel business expanded to fit the increasing demand.
"We are growing to be somewhat cosmopolitan..." Waterville, 1911
Between 1870 and 1911, Waterville more than doubled in size, becoming a center of manufacturing, transportation, and the retail trade and offering a variety of entertainments for its residents.
This collection of images portrays many buildings in Sanford and Springvale. The images were taken around the turn of the twentieth century.
Site PagesView All Showing 2 of 11
Guilford, Maine - The Next Fifty Years 1916-1966
Many businesses seemed to be “changing hands” or were “merging” but most remained and improved their services – including the bakery, hardware store…
Bath's Historic Downtown - History Overview
… and a local historic district that encompass the central business district and residential areas of Bath.
Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Schools
District Seven school, known as the Parker school , had one of the best school houses in town. High School classes were taught in it.
My Maine StoriesView All Showing 2 of 2
Monument Square 1967
by C. Michael Lewis
The background story and research behind a commissioned painting of Monument Square.
Rachel Tourigny: Richness of growing up in a big, "poor" family
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center
A most vivid and heartwarming account of life during a simpler time