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Historical Items

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Item 28333

Columbian Hall demolition, Lubec, 1979

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1979 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Item 31210

Razing of Columbian Hall, Lubec, 1979

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1970 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Item 37215

Columbian Hall, Lubec, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1895 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Poland Spring: Summering in Fashion

During the Gilded Age at the end of the nineteenth century, Americans sought to leave increasing urban, industrialized lives for the health and relaxation of the country. The Poland Spring resort, which offered a beautiful setting, healing waters, and many amenities, was one popular destination.

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Fair Season: Crops, Livestock, and Entertainment

Agricultural fairs, intended to promote new techniques and better farming methods, have been held since the early 19th century. Before long, entertainments were added to the educational focus of the early fairs.

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Portland Hotels

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.

Site Pages

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Columbian Block

… built on the site of the Columbian Hotel and the Columbian Hall, which burned in 1893. Since the original construction in 1894, the first story and…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Old Town Hall and Grant Building

Right before this new Town Hall was occupied, the “Great Fire of 1837” decimated most of the early records thought to be safely in storage.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Davenport Memorial and City Hall

City Hall had a courtroom, a marshal's office, a judge's office, and a police matron's office. The City Hall is still used for meetings and official…