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Three cemeteries -- all of which were in Westbrook during the Civil War -- contain headstones of Civil War soldiers. The inscriptions and embellishments on the stones offer insight into sentiments of the eras when the soldiers died.
Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.
Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."
The same chunky square styling seen in outerwear modeled by Hollywood celebrities in late 1942 and 1943 is found in the four-piece ensemble comprised…
1937 Crosby served as a role model for young women interested in the outdoors. Item Contributed byStrong Historical Society Cornelia “Fly Rod”…