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Historical Items

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Item 20979

Topsham Scenery - Summer Street, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Pejepscot History Center Date: circa 1880 Location: Topsham Media: Stereopticon slide

Item 21158

Calais Street Railway summer car, Calais, ca. 1900

Contributed by: St. Croix Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Calais Media: Photographic print

Item 29443

Summer Street, Lubec, ca. 1907

Contributed by: An individual through Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1907 Location: Lubec Media: Postcard

Tax Records

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Item 76984

16 Summer Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Bartley Crowley Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 87913

12 Summer Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Heirs of Thomas Fisher Use: Dwelling - Single Family & Store

Item 76987

18 Summer Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Bartley Crowley Use: Dwelling - Two family

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 116299

Theodore Bird house, Rockland, 1948-1949

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1948–1949 Location: Rockland Client: Theodore S. Bird Architect: John Howard Stevens and John Calvin Stevens II Architects

Item 111807

Edith Barry china closet, Kennebunk, 1950

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1950 Location: Kennebunk Client: Edith Barry Architect: John Calvin Stevens

Item 112000

Baptist Church, Sanford, 1888

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1888 Location: Sanford Client: Sanford Baptist Church Architect: Stevens & Cobb Architects

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

Maine Streets: The Postcard View

Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.

Exhibit

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.

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Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

Site Pages

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Site Page

Highlighting Historical Hampden - Summer Street

"X As you take your walk down Summer Street today, imagine how it used to look before the street was paved, before the advent of automobiles, and…"

Site Page

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Economic History of Main Street, Northeast Harbor - Page 2 of 3

"… History of Main Street, Northeast Harbor Main Street in the 20th century Red Cross Car and Trailer, Main Street, Northeast Harbor…"

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Economic History of Main Street, Northeast Harbor - Page 1 of 3

"… the Main Street business district is devoted to summer visitors and tourists. There remains one grocery store but the theater, the pharmacy, and…"

My Maine Stories

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Story

Monument Square 1967
by C. Michael Lewis

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

Story

Born in Bangor 1936
by Priscilla M. Naile

Spending time at the Bangor Children's Home

Story

Two-minute Tale of the Pandemic
by Nancy Creighton Collins

What everyday life was like during the beginning of the pandemic.