Historical ItemsView All Showing 2 of 129
Photograph of cattle competition at the Blue Hill Fair, 1957
Contributed by: Blue Hill Public Library Date: 1957 Location: Blue Hill Media: Photographic print
Model airplane competition, ca 1935
Do you know where this was taken?
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: circa 1935 Media: Glass Negative
Snowshoe competition souvenir, 1950
Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: 1950 Location: Lewiston; Berlin Media: Wood, yarn, metal
Online ExhibitsView All Showing 2 of 27
The boundaries of Maine are the product of international conflict, economic competition, political fights, and contested development. The boundaries are expressions of human values; people determined the shape of Maine.
When Europeans arrived in North America and disrupted traditional Native American patterns of life, they also offered other opportunities: trade goods for furs. The fur trade had mixed results for the Wabanaki.
The astronomical arrival of winter -- also known as the winter solstice -- marks the year's shortest day and the season of snow and cold. It usually arrives on December 21.
Site PagesView All Showing 2 of 28
Historic Hallowell - The Fireman's Musters in Hallowell
… a gathering of antique equipment for the use of competition and display, musters were a source of games, family bonding, new friendships…
Mercy Hospital - School of Nursing Candid Photography
… “Congratulations are due the school for attracting such a fine group of students especially in view of today’s competitive labor market.”
Skowhegan Community History - Farming in the Skowhegan Area
The railroad therefore had a major impact on competition for Maine farmers. Because of all this competition, Maine farmers had to get together and…
My Maine StoriesView All Showing 2 of 6
Dan Gagne: The story behind Biddeford’s legendary speed skater
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center
Stories from a competitive athlete with countless awards and contributions to his community
How roses became a big part of my life
by Clarence Rhodes
Clarence Rhodes's experiences growing, exhibiting, and judging roses in Maine and around the world.
An enjoyable conference, Portland 2021
by John C. Decker, Danville, Pennsylvania
Some snippets from a 4-day conference by transportation historians in Portland, September 7-11, 2021