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Historical Items

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Item 102376

Fireplace scene, Kingfield, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Stanley Museum on deposit at Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Kingfield Media: Lantern slide, hand colored

Item 100156

Swasey bean pot, Portland, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Portland Media: Stoneware

Item 21268

Harry Jones, Old Orchard Beach, 1938

Contributed by: Old Orchard Beach Historical Society Date: 1938-01-13 Location: Old Orchard Beach Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Exhibit

The Life and Legacy of the George Tate Family

Captain George Tate, mast agent for the King of England from 1751 to the Revolutionary War, and his descendants helped shape the development of Portland (first known as Falmouth) through activities such as commerce, shipping, and real estate.

Exhibit

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."