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Historical Items

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Item 9480

Spectators, Squirrel Island, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Stanley Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Southport Media: Photographic print

Item 76154

Spectators at the Sugarloaf World Cup, 1971

Contributed by: Sugarloaf Mountain Ski Club through Ski Museum of Maine Date: 1971 Location: Sugarloaf Media: Photographic print

Item 15783

Auto racing, Old Orchard Beach, ca. 1912

Contributed by: Stanley Museum Date: circa 1912 Location: Old Orchard Beach Media: Postcard

Online Exhibits

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Auto Racing in Maine: 1911

The novelty of organized auto racing came to Maine in 1911 with a hill-climbing event in Poland and speed racing at Old Orchard Beach. Drivers and cars came from all over New England for these events.


Eye in the Sky

In 1921, Guy Gannett purchased two competing Portland newspapers, merging them under the Portland Press Herald title. He followed in 1925 with the purchase the Portland Evening Express, which allowed him to combine two passions: photography and aviation.


Summer's Favorite Game

Baseball often is called the National Pastime. For many people, baseball is encountered in the backyard and down the street, a game played by a few or the full contingent of a team.

Site Pages

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Lincoln, Maine - Primary school on School Street, Lincoln, ca. 1905

… to the school, and there are many carts and wagons with spectators. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory Network.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Canoe race, Kenduskeag Stream, Bangor, 1865

… elevator with all available space packed with spectators watching to race. The illustration, which includes the five canoes, has north at the…

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - The Colony Continues to Grow, 1874 - 1900

… rail system would provide a means for students to attend high school in nearby Caribou and spectators to attend the Winter Carnivals in the 1930s.