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Historical Items

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Item 48473

John Neal walking stick, Portland, 1850

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1850 Location: Portland Media: Wood, gold, leather, metal, brass

Item 23476

Penobscot walking stick, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine Date: circa 1930 Media: Wood

Item 48479

John Neal, Portland, ca. 1875

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1875 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 76726

Assessor's Record, 18-62 St. James Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Gas Light Company Use: Fences & Walkes

Item 98966

1929-2013 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Riverton Realty Company Use: Amusement

Exhibits

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The Swinging Bridge: Walking Across the Androscoggin

Built in 1892 to entice workers at the Cabot Manufacturing Corporation in Brunswick to move to newly built housing in Topsham, the Androscoggin Pedestrian "Swinging" Bridge or Le Petit Pont quickly became important to many people traveling between the two communities.

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The Trolley Parks of Maine

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.

Exhibit

Student Exhibit: A Friend in Need!

Sometime in the 1920s a 700 hundred pound moose fell through the ice, likely between Norridgewock and Skowhegan. She was rescued by a game warden and another man. Here is the story.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - A Walk On The Streets During The Ice Storm

A Walk On The Streets During The Ice Storm A Walk On The Streets During The Ice Storm Written By Wesley Lapointe and Sam Day Glistening beauty on…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Bridge

Bridge Walk bridge in place for workers after old bridge removed, Strong, ca. 1922 Item 68683 infoStrong Historical Society It was…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Walk bridge in place for workers after old bridge removed, Strong, ca. 1922 Item 68683 infoStrong Historical Society It was…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Kim's famous homemade potato donuts
by Kim Smith

Sharing my potato donut memories and recipe

Story

Childhood Memories of Learning to Swim on Rangeley Lake
by Betty C.

Betty's two older sisters taught her how to swim on Rangeley Lake.

Story

Ogunquit Beach Sonnet
by Shannon Schooley

Sonnet written for school when I was 12 years old.