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Historical Items

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Item 18054

Telephone System Model, 1912

Contributed by: Telephone Museum Date: 1912-09-10 Location: Lewiston; Ellsworth Media: Photographic print

Item 18091

Switchboard operators, Lewiston, ca. 1893

Contributed by: Telephone Museum Date: circa 1893 Location: Lewiston; Ellsworth Media: Photographic print

Item 18053

Winnie McCarthy, Lewiston, ca. 1911

Contributed by: Telephone Museum Date: circa 1911 Location: Lewiston; Ellsworth Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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."

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In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"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.

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Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

Site Pages

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Telephone Museum

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Owls Head Transportation Museum

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Customs House

On the map, the buildings on the property were an engine house and two other houses that were owned by J.