Keywords: Main Street
Historical Items Showing 3 of 5300 View All
Contributed by: Strong Historical Society
Date: circa 1909
Media: Glass Negative
Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society
Date: circa 1914
Tax Records Showing 3 of 13733 View All
Owner in 1924: Orin Main
Use: Dwelling - Two family
Owner in 1924: Portland Street Sprinkling Company
Owner in 1924: Park Street Presbytarion Church
Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.
The Gilman Street building began its life in 1913 as Waterville High School, but served from 1978 to 1986 as the campus of Kennebec Valley Vocational Technical Institute. The building helped the school create a sense of community and an identity.
These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.
Site Pages Showing 3 of 604 View All
View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.
… Street Roger Morrison Interview on Main Street Main Street Looking North, 2010photo courtesy of Roger Stevens X Main Street Looking…
… Street By Kyle Hietala The Building Front Street, in Bath, Maine has been one of the most densely packed business areas throughout the city’s…
My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 7 View All
by Donald C. Cunningham
A story about my father and our family.
by George A Smith
Maine's once plentiful small retail stores.
by Ian Trask
Bowdoin College alum returns to midcoast Maine to make environmentally conscious artwork