Keywords: The New Poland
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.
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.
"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.
We also received grants from Poland Springs, and the Stephen and Tabatha King Foundation who provided furnishings for the library.
Workers from Europe, especially Poland, Lithuania, Italy, Scotland, Ireland, England, came to build the dams, canals, brick structures, and other…
Cantor Beth & Dr David Strassler: personal insights on their lif
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center
The journey of a couple devoted to each other, their family, their community and their religion