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Historical Items

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Item 11305

Leroy Dudley, Baxter State Park, c. 1935

Contributed by: Baxter State Park Date: circa 1935 Location: Mt. Katahdin Twp. Media: Photographic print

Item 11289

Burned trees, Baxter State Park, 1977

Contributed by: Baxter State Park Date: 1977 Media: Photographic print

Item 11290

Smoke from fire, Baxter State Park, 1977

Contributed by: Baxter State Park Date: 1977 Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 75807

286-292 State Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Max H. Edwab Use: Apartments

Item 75809

291-293 State Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Lester A. Mercier Use: Dwelling - Two family

Exhibits

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Exhibit

The Trolley Parks of Maine

At the heyday of trolleys in Maine, many of the trolley companies developed recreational facilities along or at the end of trolley lines as one further way to encourage ridership. The parks often had walking paths, dance pavilions, and various other entertainments. Cutting-edge technology came together with a thirst for adventure and forever changed social dynamics in the process.

Exhibit

State of Mind: Becoming Maine

The history of the region now known as Maine did not begin at statehood in 1820. What was Maine before it was a state? How did Maine separate from Massachusetts? How has the Maine we experience today been shaped by thousands of years of history?

Exhibit

Designing Acadia

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.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Baxter State Park

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

Site Page

Acadia National Park

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Site Page

Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands

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My Maine Stories

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Story

Baxter State Park and Burton W. Howe
by Jason Howe

Formation of Baxter State Park and the involvement of Burton W. Howe of Patten

Story

USCG Boot Camp Experience, Vietnam War era
by Peter S. Morgan, Jr.

"Letters to the Wall" Memorial Day

Story

Monument Square 1967
by C. Michael Lewis

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