Frank Crockett and photographer J.P. Armbrust took stereo views of Rockland's downtown, industry, and notable homes in the 1870s as a way to promote tourism to the town.
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.
The landmark 1980 Maine Indian Land Claims Settlement Act provided $81.6 million to Maine Indians for economic development, land purchase and other purposes. The money and increased land holdings, however, have not solved economic and employment issues for Maine Indians.
… 04861 (207) 354-2453 TPL@thomaston.lib.me.us www.thomaston.lib.me.us The Thomaston Public Library is located in the historic Thomaston Academy…
The Thomaston Academy Thomaston Academy and Congregational Meeting House, Thomaston, ca. 1855Item Contributed byThomaston Historical Society…