Federal Prohibition took hold of America in 1920 with the passing of the Volstead Act that banned the sale and consumption of all alcohol in the US. However, Maine had the Temperance movement long before anyone was prohibited from taking part in one of America's most popular past times. Starting in 1851, the struggles between the "drys" and the "wets" of Maine lasted for 82 years, a period of time that was everything but dry and rife with nothing but illegal activity.
For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.
… Presque Isle Historical Society by Carroll's Auto Sales Hello, my name is Mac and I started working for Carroll’s Auto Sales in Presque Isle, Maine…
Carroll's Auto Sales Back then an average truck cost about $1,700 dollars. One time the potato service bought about 25 farm trucks at once and…