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Item 13672

Pythian Block, Main Street, Kennebunk

Contributed by: Kennebunk Free Library Date: circa 1880 Location: Kennebunk Media: Cabinet photograph

Item 18617

Knights of Pythias Hall, Steep Falls

Contributed by: An individual through Steep Falls Library Date: circa 1910 Location: Standish Media: Postcard

Item 81374

Knights of Pythias Block, Bridgton, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Bridgton Historical Society Date: circa 1938 Location: Bridgton Media: Ink on paper and photographs

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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.


Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

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.


Port of Portland's Custom House and Collectors of Customs

The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Groups, Clubs & Organizations - Page 3 of 3

Groups, Clubs & Organizations Knights of Pythias The Knights of Pythias was another post-Civil War fraternal organization and secret society…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 2 of 4

… of the Eastern Star, Freemasons, and Knights of Pythias. With a decline of industry and jobs, the population supports only a handful of these…

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Lubec, Maine - Parade, Pins and Pageantry, 1911

marchers were the Knights of Pythias float, Lubec Lodge Knights of Pythias, and the Pythian Sisters float. The floats shown below remain unidentified.