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Historical Items

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Item 11591

Ship house coming down, Kittery Navy Yard, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Kittery; Portsmouth Media: Photographic print

Item 1364

Kittery allocation for travel and pay of soldiers

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1779-07-06 Location: Kittery Media: Ink on paper

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Item 11541

Welcome sign, Kittery Navy Yard, c. 1898

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1898 Location: Kittery; Portsmouth Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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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Trolley Travel

Trolleys were the cleanest and most efficient means of mass transit Maine has ever known.

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History in Motion: The Era of the Electric Railways

Street railways, whether horse-drawn or electric, required the building of trestles and tracks. The new form of transportation aided industry, workers, vacationers, and other travelers.

Site Pages

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Maine's Road to Statehood - Maine in the 17th Century

As early as November 1652, inhabitants of Kittery swore their allegiance to the government of Massachusetts Bay, and by 1658, Kittery, York, Saco…

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Maine and the Civil War - Legendary Participation

Legendary Participation War veterans, Kittery, 1932Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society Maine's participation in the Civil War is…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Early 1800s

Since Thomaston was halfway between Kittery and Eastport with river access, it was desirable not only due to its location but also because the quarry…