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Historical Items

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Item 9790

Two-horse open sleigh, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Media: Photographic print

Item 8716

Winter glade, Waterford, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Waterford Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Waterford Media: Photographic print

Item 7911

Farm scene in winter, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1880 Media: Pen and ink

Online Exhibits

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The Arrival of Winter

The astronomical arrival of winter -- also known as the winter solstice -- marks the year's shortest day and the season of snow and cold. It usually arrives on December 21.


Skiing Pleasant Mountain

By the second half of the 20th century, skiing began to enjoy unprecedented popularity. Pleasant Mountain in Bridgton (later Shawnee Peak) was Maine's foremost place to join the fun in the 1950s and 1960s.


Most Inconvenient Storm

A Portland newspaper wrote about an ice storm of January 28, 1886 saying, "The city of Portland was visited yesterday by the most inconvenient storm of the season."

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1970-1980 - Page 1 of 3

… forties to "mods" and "hippies" melding into a scene where personal preferences prevailed over any dominant "in look." There were mini and maxi…

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1950-1960 - Page 2 of 4

… for war purposes, now reached the fashion scene, to be followed by polyester, wool-like acrylic and many others.

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Historic Clothing Collection - Outerwear 1900-1930

… emerged after Sergei Diagilev's Asian-inspired costumed Ballets Russes burst on the Paris scene in 1909, and later toured the United States.