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Historical Items

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Item 105873

Cottages at Long Cove Point, Bristol, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Penobscot Marine Museum Date: circa 1920 Location: Bristol Media: Glass Plate Negative

Item 33491

Summer Outing at Blue Hill Falls, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Blue Hill Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Blue Hill Media: Postcard

Item 35307

People on the beach at Biddeford Pool, 1909

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1909 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 36822

32 Clark Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Carl Ginsberg Use: Dwelling & Store

Online Exhibits

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Summer Camps

Maine is home to dozens of summer-long youth camps and untold numbers of day camps that take advantage of water, woods, and fresh air. While the children, counselors, and other staff come to Maine in the summer, the camps live on throughout the year and throughout the lives of many of the campers.


People, Pets & Portraits

Informal family photos often include family pets -- but formal, studio portraits and paintings also often feature one person and one pet, in formal attire and pose.


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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Early Maine Photography - Famous People - Page 3 of 3

… on the porch of his cottage at the popular summer resort of Nahant, Massachusetts. By the time the Philadelphia photographer Frederick Langenheim…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - People Who Called Scarborough Home - Page 1 of 4

Summers were spent living alone and winters with relatives in New Hampshire. In 1961, Litchfield celebrated his 90th birthday at his niece’s home in…

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Summer Resorts

… of Ryder’s Cove and Hewes Point, the Dark Harbor summer people valued a more natural, rugged summer experience, including walking on the stone…

My Maine Stories

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"Mama sings 'get your hands up'": Maria's Diary June 2020
by Maria

Maria, 7 years old, records impressions of staying with her grandparents in Somesville in June 2020.


My Africa Book and living in Portland
by Titi de Baccarat

My art is about being an immigrant in the US, my pain, fear, uncertainty, and hope for my future


History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

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