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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: circa 1935
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.
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.
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.
Original Mount Desert Island Pilot Project (2006) This project began as part of the pilot phase of what would become the Maine Community Heritage…
You can visit the pilot project here. In 2012 and 2013, this project was revived by new participants, who created historical interpretations of…
Aviation Biplane and pilots, Old Orchard Beach, ca. 1924Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Aviation and news about…