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Historical Items

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Item 98730

Wrestling team State Champions, Rumford High School, ca. 1973

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society Date: circa 1973 Location: Rumford Media: Photographic print

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 31650

Basketball champions, Lubec, 1912

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1912 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 58697

89-91 Illsley Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: John T. Champion Use: Dwelling - Two family


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A Focus on Trees

Maine has some 17 million acres of forest land. But even on a smaller, more local scale, trees have been an important part of the landscape. In many communities, tree-lined commercial and residential streets are a dominant feature of photographs of the communities.


A Craze for Cycling

Success at riding a bike mirrored success in life. Bicycling could bring families together. Bicycling was good for one's health. Bicycling was fun. Bicycles could go fast. Such were some of the arguments made to induce many thousands of people around Maine and the nation to take up the new pastime at the end of the nineteenth century.


Summer's Favorite Game

Baseball often is called the National Pastime. For many people, baseball is encountered in the backyard and down the street, a game played by a few or the full contingent of a team.

Site Pages

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Louis B. Lausier (1879-1962)

He was a controversial figure, particularly among champions of social services and non-Franco ethnic groups in the city.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… infoStrong Historical Society This American Champion horse-drawn road grader was used to maintain the roads in Strong for many years.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Louis B. Lausier (1879-1962)

… and as mayor, many felt that Lausier was right to champion Franco issues. However, others believed that this, coupled with his determination to…

My Maine Stories

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From Pee Wee to Pro The Maine Way
by Danny Bolduc

I am the very first person from Maine to have played hockey in the Olympics and in the NHL.


Water is Music
by P Leone

Throughout her life water has played an important part


My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima