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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1909
Media: Photograph on postcard
Contributed by: McArthur Public Library
Date: circa 1912
Location: Saco; Biddeford
Media: Photographic print
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Owner in 1924: Mary E. Hills
Use: Summer Dwelling
Owner in 1924: Mercie L. Hills
2009 marked the bicentennials of the births of Abraham Lincoln and his first vice president, Hannibal Hamlin of Maine. To observe the anniversary, Paris Hill, where Hamlin was born and raised, honored the native statesman and recalled both his early life in the community and the mark he made on Maine and the nation.
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.
Many of the one-room schoolhouses in Otisfield, constructed from 1839 through the early twentieth century, are featured here. The photos, most of which also show teachers and children, were taken between 1898 and 1998.
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Craftsman Military enlistees, Blue Hill, 1864 Item 38995 infoBlue Hill Public Library
Picnicking, Blue Hill, 1907 Contributed by Blue Hill Public Library Description Picnicking along the coast of Blue Hill in 1907.
Swimming, Blue Hill, 1907 Contributed by Blue Hill Public Library Description Swimming at the Bathing Beach in Blue Hill during the summer…
My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 10 View All
by Henry B. Severance III
My company's service was documented by war photographer Catherine Leroy in Life Magazine.
by Randy Randall
Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.
by Phyllis A. Blackstone
A child's memory of potato harvest in the 1950s