Historical ItemsView All Showing 2 of 45
Seaside Park, Old Orchard Beach, ca. 1900
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Old Orchard Beach Media: Photographic print
Two guides sharing a drink, Norcross, ca. 1900
Contributed by: Norcross Heritage Trust Date: circa 1900 Location: Indian Purchase Township No. 3 Media: Photographic print
Venerable Cunner members in costume, Cape Elizabeth, ca. 1895
Contributed by: Maine Maritime Museum Date: 1895-08-06 Location: Cape Elizabeth Media: Photographic print
Online ExhibitsView All Showing 2 of 12
By the second half of the 20th century, skiing began to enjoy unprecedented popularity. Pleasant Mountain in Bridgton (later Shawnee Peak) was Maine's foremost place to join the fun in the 1950s and 1960s.
Success at riding a bike mirrored success in life. Bicycling could bring families together. Bicycling was good for one's health. Bicycling was fun. Bicycles could go fast. Such were some of the arguments made to induce many thousands of people around Maine and the nation to take up the new pastime at the end of the nineteenth century.
Imagery on letterhead soldiers used, on soldiers' memorials produced after the war, and on many other items captured the themes of the American Civil War: union, liberty, and freedom.
Site PagesView All Showing 2 of 38
Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Winter Fun
Winter Fun Four skaters on Goose Pond, Swan's Island, ca. 1924Item Contributed bySwan's Island Educational Society Winters would also be a…
Life on a Tidal River - Bass Park: A History of Fillies, Fame, and Fun
Bass Park: A History of Fillies, Fame, and Fun Text by The 7th Grade Maine Studies Students of the William S. Cohen School.
Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Sports
Donkey Softball - a fun fundraiser David Carlson getting ready for donkey softball, Swans Island, 1978Item Contributed bySwan's Island…
My Maine StoriesView All Showing 2 of 16
There were years when it was fun to go to work at the paper mill
by Bruce Dyke
My 39 years working for International Paper was a great job for a guy like me.
Growing up on a potato and dairy farm
by Paula Woodworth
Life growing up and working on a potato and dairy farm was hard work but fun in Aroostook County.
Saturday Evening Dances at the Westport Town Hall
by Deborah G. Greenleaf
Fond Memories of Westport Island