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Keywords: Pedestrians

Historical Items

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Item 13765

Pedestrians on Middle Street, c. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 25237

York Harbor, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Seashore Trolley Museum Date: circa 1910 Location: York Media: Postcard

Item 35303

Biddeford Fire Engines, 1909

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1909 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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The Swinging Bridge: Walking Across the Androscoggin

Built in 1892 to entice workers at the Cabot Manufacturing Corporation in Brunswick to move to newly built housing in Topsham, the Androscoggin Pedestrian "Swinging" Bridge or Le Petit Pont quickly became important to many people traveling between the two communities.

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Most Inconvenient Storm

A Portland newspaper wrote about an ice storm of January 28, 1886 saying, "The city of Portland was visited yesterday by the most inconvenient storm of the season."

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Maine Sweets: Confections and Confectioners

From chocolate to taffy, Mainers are inventive with our sweet treats. In addition to feeding our sweet tooth, it's also an economic driver for the state.

Site Pages

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Wadsworth-Longfellow House, 1786-1960

The cars are of the period – yet pedestrians still enjoy a chance to linger in front of the house and watch the activities on the street.

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Winter Harbor Historical Society

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.