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Historical Items

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Item 14448

Play at the Casino in Bar Harbor, 1920

Contributed by: Bar Harbor Historical Society Date: 1920 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Photographic print

Item 81397

Bar Harbor Playhouse Program, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Northeast Harbor Library Date: circa 1950 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Paper with ink

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Item 28807

In front of the Casino, Riverton Park, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Seashore Trolley Museum Date: circa 1910 Location: Portland Media: Postcard

Tax Records

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Item 98952

1929-2013 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Riverton Realty Company Use: Casino - Office - Dining

Item 88582

Little Diamond Island Association property, Fessenden Avenue, Little Diamond Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Little Diamond Island Association Use: Casino and Wharf

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 148137

Hall, Casino, and Chapel buildings, Squirrel Island, Southport, 1879-1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1878–1900 Location: Southport Client: unknown Architect: George M. Coombs; Coombs & Gibbs; Stevens & Coombs

Item 110051

Casino for Marielatus Club Lovietts Heights, South Portland, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1905 Location: South Portland Client: Marielatus Club Architect: Frederick A. Tompson

Item 149109

Maine Casino exterior perspective, 2002

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 2002 Client: Tom Tureen Architect: Paul Steelman Design Group, Inc.

Online Exhibits

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History in Motion: The Era of the Electric Railways

Street railways, whether horse-drawn or electric, required the building of trestles and tracks. The new form of transportation aided industry, workers, vacationers, and other travelers.


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.


A Snapshot of Portland, 1924: The Taxman Cometh

In 1924, with Portland was on the verge of profound changes, the Tax Assessors Office undertook a project to document every building in the city -- with photographs and detailed information that provide a unique view into Portland's architecture, neighborhoods, industries, and businesses.

Site Pages

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Lincoln, Maine - Gateway Motors

"In 1922, the business started out as Casino Motors, owned by Mr. Allie Webber. Casino Motors was a large structure with a capacity to sell 100 cars."

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Building Of The Arts Era

"This Casino was not intended for gambling but rather as a venue for theater, sporting events, dances, concerts, town meetings, graduations, and other…"

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Lincoln, Maine - The Stanislaus Family

"… death, Francis built a structure called the Casino Building, located between the Catholic Church and the Stanislaus home."