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Item 9751

Ice Cream Parlor, Springvale, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society

Date: circa 1895

Location: Sanford

Media: Photographic print

Item 102377

Aunt Hanna and Aunt Abigail, Kingfield, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Stanley Museum on deposit at Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1910

Media: Lantern slide, hand colored

Item 26683

McArthur House parlor, Saco, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum

Date: circa 1895

Location: Saco

Media: Photographic print

Tax Records Showing 3 of 8 View All

Item 89254

Cobb property, Cliff Island Road, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Jennie F. Cobb

Use: Grocery Store & Ice Cream Parlor & Dwelling

Item 36472

Assessor's Record, 190-192 Pine Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Josephine Waterhouse

Use: Sun Parlor

Item 38592

510-512 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Martha Abbott

Use: Stores - Studio - Beauty Parlor

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Oakland Park, Rockport, ca. 1915

A Field Guide to Trolley Cars

Many different types of trolley cars -- for different weather, different uses, and different locations -- were in use in Maine between 1895-1940. The "field guide" explains what each type looked like and how it was used.

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Casco Castle, South Freeport, ca. 1910

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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Harbour of Casco Bay, Portland, 1720

The Life and Legacy of the George Tate Family

Captain George Tate, mast agent for the King of England from 1751 to the Revolutionary War, and his descendants helped shape the development of Portland (first known as Falmouth) through activities such as commerce, shipping, and real estate.

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Dr. Charles Bell's parlor car, Strong, ca. 1936

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Dr. Charles Bell's parlor car, Strong, ca. 1936 Item 65504 infoStrong Historical Society Parlor car #9 of the Sandy River &…

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Dr. Charles Bell's parlor car, Strong, ca. 1936

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

Railroad Dr. Charles Bell's parlor car, Strong, ca. 1936 Item 65504 infoStrong Historical Society Parlor car #9 of the Sandy River &…

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S.R.R.L. parlor car acquired by Dr. Charles W. Bell, Strong, ca. 1936

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items S.R.R.L. parlor car acquired by Dr. Charles W. Bell, Strong, ca. 1936 Item 65515 infoStrong Historical Society When the Sandy…