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The novelty of organized auto racing came to Maine in 1911 with a hill-climbing event in Poland and speed racing at Old Orchard Beach. Drivers and cars came from all over New England for these events.
Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.
For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.
Farmers would keep a horse and wagon for backup in case roads were impassable for an automobile. Auto racing began soon after the construction of the…
… 120 college men from all parts of the country.(1) At the time it was said that Portland would be ready to take its place among the great commercial…
… it was in the 1920s, we continue to honor our country. School Lunch Drew, grade 7 School lunch is a necessity that has expanded over the years.