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Historical Items

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Item 6283

Lakewood Theatre, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1935 Location: Skowhegan; Lakewood; Skowhegan; Lakewood Media: Postcard

Item 22784

Family Theatre ticket, Mapleton, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Haystack Historical Society Date: circa 1915 Location: Mapleton Media: Ink on paper

Item 22785

Family Theatre ticket, Mapleton, 1914

Contributed by: Haystack Historical Society Date: 1914-12-05 Location: Mapleton Media: Ink on paper

Exhibits

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John Y. Merrill: Leeds Farmer, Entrepreneur, & More

John Y. Merrill of Leeds (1823-1898) made terse entries in diaries he kept for 11 years. His few words still provide a glimpse into the life of a mid 18th century farmer, who also made shoes, quarried stone, moved barns, made healing salves -- and was active in civic affairs.

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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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Strike Up the Band

Before the era of recorded music and radio, nearly every community had a band that played at parades and other civic events. Fire departments had bands, military units had bands, theaters had bands. Band music was everywhere.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Movies Come To The Island

… rustic, informal, and unpretentious.” Star Theatre AdvertisementItem Contributed byNortheast Harbor Library The theatre featured silent-film…

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Guilford, Maine - Historic Buildings - Page 2 of 2

X Community Theatre Program, Guilford, July 3,1939Item Contributed byGuilford Historical Society The Community Theatre was built and financed…

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Northeast Historic Film

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