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Historical Items Showing 3 of 463 View All

Item 25546

Menu, Poland Spring House, 1940

Contributed by: Poland Spring Preservation Society

Date: 1940

Location: Poland Spring

Media: ink on paper

Item 5479

Winter harness racing, Poland Spring, ca. 1900s

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Poland Spring

Media: Photographic print

Item 25547

Menu, Poland Spring resort, 1884

Contributed by: Poland Spring Preservation Society

Date: 1884

Location: Poland Spring

Media: ink on paper

Tax Records Showing 3 of 246 View All

Item 76292

150 Spring Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Louis Helfont

Use: Apartments

Item 76311

202 Spring Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William Cruikshank

Use: Shop

Item 76378

221 Spring Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Nathan Mack

Use: Store

Exhibits Showing 3 of 52 View All

Exhibit

Poland Spring House, 1889

Poland Spring: Summering in Fashion

During the Gilded Age at the end of the nineteenth century, Americans sought to leave increasing urban, industrialized lives for the health and relaxation of the country. The Poland Spring resort, which offered a beautiful setting, healing waters, and many amenities, was one popular destination.

Exhibit

Motor Coachmen and their Stanley Cars, Poland Spring, 1911

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.

Exhibit

Flood in Mechanic Falls, ca. 1896

High Water

Melting snow, ice, warmer temperatures, and rain sometimes bring floods to Maine's many rivers and streams. Floods are most frequent in the spring, but can occur at any season.

Site Pages Showing 3 of 98 View All

Site Page

Mansion House, Poland Spring, 1884

Poland Spring Preservation Society

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site Page

Fisher daughter, 1822

Blue Hill, Maine - Artist

Jonathan Fisher painted this portrait of one of his daughters and incorporated a poem entitled "Spring" in the foreground.

Site Page

Spring freshet over Mill Stream dam, Strong, ca. 1910

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Spring freshet over Mill Stream dam, Strong, ca. 1910 Item 57626 infoStrong Historical Society This dam behind the mill…

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 4 View All

Story

Cleaning Fish or How Grandfather and Grandmother got by

by Randy Randall


Grandfather and Grandmother subsisted on the fish Grandfather caught, not always legally.

Story

My father's world - the old farm in Richmond, Maine

by Donald C. Cunningham


A story about my father and our family.

Story

Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES

by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne


Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII