Keywords: North Street
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1908–1933 Location: Lewiston; Lewiston Client: Shriners of North America Architect: Harry S. Coombs; Coombs and Gibbs Architects
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1895–1896 Location: Lewiston Client: Atwood, Fisher & Cressey Architect: George M. Coombs
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 Somerset Railroad was completed in 1872. It started out as a dream to link the Maine Coast with Canadian businesses to the north. It ran from the North Woods around Moosehead Lake down to Southern Maine and back again for 56 years.
For Mainers like many other people in both the North and the South, the Civil War, which lasted from 1861-1865, had a profound effect on their lives. Letters, artifacts, relics, and other items saved by participants at home and on the battlefield help illuminate the nature of the Civil War experience for Mainers.
"Main Streets" of North Yarmouth and Cumberland Main Street, Walnut Hill, North Yarmouth, 1910Item Contributed byNorth Yarmouth Historical…
Representative Industries of Cumberland and North Yarmouth 1850s shipyardItem Contributed byBrick Store Museum Shipbuilding In 1812, the area…