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Historical Items

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Item 12158

Ferris wheel, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Media: Glass Negative

Item 76330

Ferris wheel, Stetson, ca. 1897

Contributed by: An individual through Stetson Historical Society Date: circa 1897 Location: Stetson Media: Photographic print

Item 13822

Ferris Wheel, Oxford County Fair, 1908

Contributed by: Norway Historical Society Date: 1908 Location: Norway; Paris Media: Postcard

Tax Records

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Item 99037

Assessor's Record, 1929-2013 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Riverton Realty Company Use: Ferris Wheel

Online Exhibits

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MY ISLAND HOME: Verlie Colby Greenleaf of Westport Island

Verlie Greenleaf (1891-1992) bore witness to over a century of Westport Island's history. Many changes occurred during Verlie's 100-year life. Verlie Greenleaf donated photographs, personal notes, and sat for an interview in 1987, all part of the Westport Island History Committee's collection. Her words frame this exhibition, providing a first-person account of her life.

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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.

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The Schooner Bowdoin: Ninety Years of Seagoing History

After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner <em>Bowdoin,</em> which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.

Site Pages

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Lubec, Maine - S.S. Cumberland: Steamer Brought Passengers and Prosperity to Lubec but Met Tragic End

Eastport Ferry Prior to construction of an appropriate landing in Lubec passengers and freight were ferried across the bay to Eastport to board…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Old Bill, gundalow crossing Penobscot River, Bangor, 1846

Martin devised a way to get Old Bill on a ferry gundalow by "making the horses head fast and shocking the wheels." The illustration is on page 234 of…

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Lubec, Maine - McCurdy Herring Smokehouse - Page 4 of 4

(P. 456). Wheeled herring cart, Lubec, ca. 1970Item Contributed byLubec Landmarks Wheeled herring cart: Left under cover when McCurdy’s closed…