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Mystery Corner Item

Item 104865

Baseball player standing in outfield of stadium, ca. 1920

Mystery Corner Item Do you know who this player is? Where the picture was taken?

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: circa 1920 Media: glass negative

Item 28732

Amateur champion baseball team, Evening Stars, Biddeford-Saco, 1919

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1919 Location: Biddeford; Saco Media: Photographic print

Item 9484

Squirrel Island Baseball Team, ca. 1906

Contributed by: Stanley Museum Date: circa 1906 Location: Southport Media: Photographic print


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Les Raquetteurs

In the early 1600s, French explorers and colonizers in the New World quickly adopted a Native American mode of transportation to get around during the harsh winter months: the snowshoe. Most Northern societies had some form of snowshoe, but the Native Americans turned it into a highly functional item. French settlers named snowshoes "raquettes" because they resembled the tennis racket then in use.


A Day for Remembering

Most societies have had rituals or times set aside to honor ancestors, those who have died and have paved the way for the living. Memorial Day, the last Monday in May, is the day Americans have set aside for such remembrances.


Poland Spring: Summering in Fashion

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.

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Guilford, Maine - Special Events

Guilford Fair Baseball Game The centerpiece of the fair was a double header baseball game between the local semi-pro Guilford Advertisers and a…

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Education

… had in-town fields where some of the early baseball games were played (Roger Spear’s unpublished history of Baseball in Farmington).

My Maine Stories

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History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

This is a history of one of Portland's oldest local bars


Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey