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Historical Items

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Item 13902

Songo River excursion flyer, 1929

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1929 Location: Portland; Naples Media: Ink on paper

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Item 13905

Excursion flyer, Maine Central Railroad, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Kennebago; Rumford Media: Ink on paper

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Item 104211

Montreal excursion flyer, 1927

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1927 Location: Montreal Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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A Field Guide to Trolley Cars

Many different types of trolley cars -- for different weather, different uses, and different locations -- were in use in Maine between 1895-1940. The "field guide" explains what each type looked like and how it was used.

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The Trolley Parks of Maine

At the heyday of trolleys in Maine, many of the trolley companies developed recreational facilities along or at the end of trolley lines as one further way to encourage ridership. The parks often had walking paths, dance pavilions, and various other entertainments. Cutting-edge technology came together with a thirst for adventure and forever changed social dynamics in the process.

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Sagadahoc County through the Eastern Eye

The Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company of Belfast, Maine. employed photographers who traveled by company vehicle through New England each summer, taking pictures of towns and cities, vacation spots and tourist attractions, working waterfronts and local industries, and other subjects postcard recipients might enjoy. The cards were printed by the millions in Belfast into the 1940s.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Picnic, Fort Point Light, and Fort Pownal, 1865

… (1823-1904) drew a full-page illustration of Excursion Wharf, Fort Pownal, Fort Point Light in Stockton Springs, and a picnic that he and his wife…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Part 3, pages 38-56

… Steamer, gun boat Mahoning Congressional excursion to Bangor Bangor McClellan Club Ideal homestead Southern life Slavery Frank Davis Wheelwright &…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Revenue gunboat "Mahoning," Bangor, 1864

He said it brought a group of Congressmen on an excursion to Bangor and the Maine coast. Martin described the boat and its guns.

My Maine Stories

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Story

A Splash of Water
by Marilyn Weymouth Seguin

Reminisce of a lifetime on Little Sebago Lake