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Historical Items

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Item 31411

Dakin's Sporting Goods uniforms out of Bangor, 1930

Contributed by: Bangor Historical Society Date: 1930 Location: Bangor; Hanover Media: Photographic print

Item 31255

Dakin Sporting Goods Hunting And Fishing Window Display, Bangor, ca. 1937

Contributed by: Bangor Historical Society Date: circa 1937 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Item 31266

Dakin Store Baseball Window Display, Bangor, ca. 1937

Contributed by: Bangor Historical Society Date: circa 1937 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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World Alpine Ski Racing in Maine

Sugarloaf -- a small ski area by European standards -- entered ski racing history in 1971 by hosting an event that was part of the World Cup Alpine Ski Championships. The "Tall Timber Classic," as the event was known, had a decidedly Maine flavor.

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Skiing Pleasant Mountain

By the second half of the 20th century, skiing began to enjoy unprecedented popularity. Pleasant Mountain in Bridgton (later Shawnee Peak) was Maine's foremost place to join the fun in the 1950s and 1960s.

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The Schooner Bowdoin: Ninety Years of Seagoing History

After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner <em>Bowdoin,</em> which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.

Site Pages

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Sports

Sports Organized Sports Swan's Island softball team, ca. 1978Item Contributed bySwan's Island Educational Society Much as the 1950s were all…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Bath Savings Institution and Hyde Block

It sponsors many youth sport teams. They are also a bank for all the citizens in Bath that want them to be their bank.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

For the first time theatrical productions, indoor sporting events and hot lunches could occur in the school facilities.

My Maine Stories

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History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

This is a history of one of Portland's oldest local bars

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Monument Square 1967
by C. Michael Lewis

The background story and research behind a commissioned painting of Monument Square.

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My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima