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Historical Items

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Item 31032

Drapers Mill & Edes Building, Guilford, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Guilford Historical Society Date: circa 1940 Location: Guilford Media: Photographic print

Item 8151

Lower business section, Water Street, Skowhegan, ca. 1884

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House Date: circa 1884 Media: Photographic print

Item 79978

Waldo Street fire, Rumford, 1923

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society Date: 1923-08-02 Location: Rumford Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Maine Eats: the food revolution starts here

From Maine's iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine's identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine's culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.

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Maine Streets: The Postcard View

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.

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Portland Hotels

Since the establishment of the area's first licensed hotel in 1681, Portland has had a dramatic, grand and boisterous hotel tradition. The Portland hotel industry has in many ways reflected the growth and development of the city itself. As Portland grew with greater numbers of people moving through the city or calling it home, the hotel business expanded to fit the increasing demand.

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Guilford, Maine - The Next Fifty Years 1916-1966

… and improved their services – including the bakery, hardware store, law offices and bank. On June 17 & 18, 1966 townspeople chose to celebrate! It…