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Historical Items

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Item 33877

Postcard of the Blue Hill Fair, 1964

Contributed by: Blue Hill Public Library Date: 1964-09-07 Location: Blue Hill Media: Photographic print

Item 33878

Postcard of BlueHill Fair, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Blue Hill Public Library Date: circa 1910 Location: Blue Hill Media: Postcard

Item 104209

Central Maine Fair flyer, Waterville, 1921

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1921 Location: Waterville Media: Ink on paper

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Online Exhibits

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Elise Fellows White: Music, Writing, and Family

From a violin prodigy in her early years to an older woman -- mother of two -- struggling financially, Skowhegan native Mary Elise Fellows White remained committed to music, writing, poetry, her extended family -- and living a life that would matter and be remembered.


Evergreens and a Jolly Old Elf

Santa Claus and evergreens have been common December additions to homes, schools, businesses, and other public places to America since the mid nineteenth century. They are two symbols of the Christian holiday of Christmas whose origins are unrelated to the religious meaning of the day.


Debates Over Suffrage

While numerous Mainers worked for and against woman suffrage in the state in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, some also worked on the national level, seeking a federal amendment to allow women the right to vote

Site Pages

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Blue Hill, Maine - A Real Downeast County Fair

… Public Library Once you step through the ticket booth, in front of you is the heart and soul of the fair: The Midway.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Northern Maine Fair Memories - Page 3 of 3

Still today, Dot goes to the Northern Maine Fair to watch the races. She eats her hotdogs and watches her grandkids and great grandkids have an…

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - North New Portland Village

The North New Portland Fair was one event that children saved their money for. They would pay 10 cents to get on a ride and the favorite was the…