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Historical Items

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Item 15986

Home on East Side of Cottage Street, Sanford

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1905 Location: Sanford Media: Print from Glass Negative

Item 18966

Cottage Street Looking West

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library Date: circa 1907 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Postcard

Item 17209

Cottage Street, Bar Harbor, ca. 1960

Contributed by: Bar Harbor Fire Department Date: circa 1960 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 40407

15 Cottage Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Eve Thornton Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 40482

22 Cottage Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Elizabeth Sears Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 40481

19 Cottage Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mary Warren Use: Dwelling - Single family

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 111594

Cape Cottage Park, Cape Elizabeth, ca. 1925

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1924–1926 Location: Cape Elizabeth Client: Cape Cottage Park Company Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Online Exhibits

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Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."


History in Motion: The Era of the Electric Railways

Street railways, whether horse-drawn or electric, required the building of trestles and tracks. The new form of transportation aided industry, workers, vacationers, and other travelers.


A Tour of Sanford in 1900

This collection of images portrays many buildings in Sanford and Springvale. The images were taken around the turn of the twentieth century.

Site Pages

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Businesses and Cottage Industries

Historically, the cottage industries were common in areas where a large percentage of local population was engaged in seasonal work, because families…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Cottagers

… luxury and privacy and built their own summer “cottages.” By 1890, the cottage-building boom had transformed Bar Harbor.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - James Emery cottage, Bucksport, 1867

James Emery cottage, Bucksport, 1867 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description The James Emery home in…