Keywords: Foot Race
Historical ItemsView All Showing 2 of 9
Childrens' Race, Squirrel Island, ca. 1915
Contributed by: Stanley Museum Date: circa 1915 Location: Southport Media: Photographic print
Married Men's Race, Squirrel Island, 1910
Contributed by: Stanley Museum Date: 1910-08-27 Location: Southport Media: Photographic print
Three-Legged Race, Squirrel Island, ca. 1907
Contributed by: Stanley Museum Date: circa 1907 Location: Southport Media: Photographic print
Online ExhibitsView All Showing 2 of 15
The novelty of organized auto racing came to Maine in 1911 with a hill-climbing event in Poland and speed racing at Old Orchard Beach. Drivers and cars came from all over New England for these events.
After the canoe, steamboats became the favored method of transportation on Moosehead Lake. They revolutionized movement of logs and helped promote tourism in the region.
The astronomical arrival of winter -- also known as the winter solstice -- marks the year's shortest day and the season of snow and cold. It usually arrives on December 21.
Site PagesView All Showing 2 of 6
Life on a Tidal River - Bass Park: A History of Fillies, Fame, and Fun
Harness racing has been held since Bass Park was created. Even today horses race on the original track as they did well over a hundred years ago.
Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Indians & Rusticators: Wabanakis & Summer Visitors on Mount Desert Island 1840s-1920s
… their little tents being set up, and the hunters racing in the Bay for porpoises, we were sure that the ‘season’ had really begun. -Albert L.
Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Summer Resorts
… Big Tree Boating, The Dark Harbor Shop Ice Cream Race, July 4th Parade and Chicken Barbeque, Sunset Services at the Ferry Landing, Dances, The…