Search Results

Keywords: Early pilot

Historical Items

View All Showing 2 of 46 Showing 3 of 46
Mystery Corner Item

Item 104787

Ruth Nichols, Clarence Chamberlain, and unidentified pilot, ca. 1935

Mystery Corner Item Do you know where this was taken and who the middle person is?

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: circa 1935

Item 22193

Harry Jones and Frances Grayson, Old Orchard Beach, 1927

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

Item 22199

'The Dawn,' Old Orchard Beach

Contributed by: Old Orchard Beach Historical Society Date: 1927-10-18 Location: Old Orchard Beach Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

View All Showing 2 of 10 Showing 3 of 10

Exhibit

We Saw Lindbergh!

Following his historic flight across the Atlantic in May 1927, aviator Charles Lindbergh commenced a tour across America, greeted by cheering crowds at every stop. He was a day late for his speaking engagement in Portland, due to foggy conditions. Elise Fellows White wrote in her diary about seeing Lindbergh and his plane.

Exhibit

Wiscasset's Arctic Connection

Scientist, author and explorer Donald B. MacMillan established Wiscasset as his homeport for many of the voyages he made to the Arctic region starting in the early 1920s.

Exhibit

Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

Site Pages

View All Showing 2 of 7 Showing 3 of 7

Site Page

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Original Mount Desert Island Pilot Project (2006)

Original Mount Desert Island Pilot Project (2006) This project began as part of the pilot phase of what would become the Maine Community Heritage…

Site Page

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Welcome and Introduction

You can visit the pilot project here. In 2012 and 2013, this project was revived by new participants, who created historical interpretations of…

Site Page

Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Aviation

Aviation Biplane and pilots, Old Orchard Beach, ca. 1924Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Aviation and news about…

My Maine Stories

View All Showing 2 of 4 Showing 3 of 4

Story

Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES
by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne

Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII

Story

Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR

Story

Monument Square 1967
by C. Michael Lewis

The background story and research behind a commissioned painting of Monument Square.