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Historical Items

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Item 31687

Josiah Pierce on trip from Albany to Detroit, 1846

Contributed by: Pierce Family Collection through Maine Historical Society Date: 1846-09-27 Location: Detroit Media: Ink on paper

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Item 20811

'Pride of Detroit,' Old Orchard Beach, 1927

Contributed by: Old Orchard Beach Historical Society Date: 1927 Location: Old Orchard Beach; Old Orchard Beach Media: Photographic print

Item 22192

'Pride of Detroit' taking off Old Orchard Beach

Contributed by: Old Orchard Beach Historical Society Date: 1927-08-26 Location: Old Orchard Beach Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Exhibit

Strike Up the Band

Before the era of recorded music and radio, nearly every community had a band that played at parades and other civic events. Fire departments had bands, military units had bands, theaters had bands. Band music was everywhere.

Exhibit

Auto Racing in Maine: 1911

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.

Exhibit

Designing Acadia

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.

Site Pages

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Maine Central Institute

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Seashore Trolley Museum

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My Maine Stories

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Story

Come back to Maine, I did!
by Dan Bolduc

Reflections and the value of Maine from a former pro hockey player from Waterville

Story

Wikpiyik: The Basket Tree
by Darren Ranco

Countering the Emerald Ash Borer with Wabanaki Ecological Knowledge

Story

From Pee Wee to Pro The Maine Way
by Danny Bolduc

I am the very first person from Maine to have played hockey in the Olympics and in the NHL.