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Historical Items

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Item 79711

Lounging Room, Mechanics Institute, Rumford, 1911

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society Date: 1911-11-09 Location: Rumford Media: Booklet, ink on paper

Item 6562

Maine State Fairgrounds, Lewiston, ca. 1898

Contributed by: Androscoggin Historical Society Date: 1898 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 63408

Mrs. Duran lounging, Cousins Island, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Yarmouth Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Yarmouth Media: Photographic print

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 110082

Improvements at Falmouth Hotel stairs and cocktail lounge, Portland, 1920-1936

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1920–1936 Location: Portland Client: Falmouth Hotel Architect: John P. Thomas; Poor & Thomas

Online Exhibits

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Eastern Fine Paper

The paper mill on the Penobscot River in South Brewer, which became known as Eastern Fine Paper Co., began as a sawmill in 1884 and grew over the years as an important part of the economy of the region and a large presence in the landscape. Its closing in 2005 affected more than the men and women who lost their jobs.


Portland Hotels

Since the establishment of the area's first licensed hotel in 1681, Portland has had a dramatic, grand and boisterous hotel tradition. The Portland hotel industry has in many ways reflected the growth and development of the city itself. As Portland grew with greater numbers of people moving through the city or calling it home, the hotel business expanded to fit the increasing demand.


Poland Spring: Summering in Fashion

During the Gilded Age at the end of the nineteenth century, Americans sought to leave increasing urban, industrialized lives for the health and relaxation of the country. The Poland Spring resort, which offered a beautiful setting, healing waters, and many amenities, was one popular destination.

Site Pages

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Life on a Tidal River - Resources

… Historic Pilots Grill contemplate opening a Lounge." Bangor Daily News 8 Nov. 2003, sec. B: 1. Proquest. Web. 4 Feb. 2010.

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1970-1980 - Page 3 of 3

A long sleeved, mandarin collar lounging or caftan-type garment with knotted buttons is made of cotton sateen with a large bold lime, purple, gold…

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Surry by the Bay - Broadway by the Bay

On cool summer evenings guests lounged in leather chairs around the large fireplace in the lobby as chauffeurs lined up in the circular driveway to…