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Item 66982

Byron & Fogg Coffee Can, Strong, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Strong Media: Tin can with ink on paper label

Item 16203

Coffee Shop at Eastern Maine General Hospital in 1952

Contributed by: Eastern Maine Medical Center Date: 1952 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Item 20658

Kaffe Stugan, New Sweden, 1930

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: New Sweden Media: Photographic print


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Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."


The Life and Legacy of the George Tate Family

Captain George Tate, mast agent for the King of England from 1751 to the Revolutionary War, and his descendants helped shape the development of Portland (first known as Falmouth) through activities such as commerce, shipping, and real estate.


Fashionable Maine: early twentieth century clothing

Maine residents kept pace with the dramatic shift in women’s dress that occurred during the short number of years preceding and immediately following World War I. The long restrictive skirts, stiff collars, body molding corsets and formal behavior of earlier decades quickly faded away and the new straight, dropped waist easy-to-wear clothing gave mobility and freedom of movement in tune with the young independent women of the casual, post-war jazz age generation.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Seaside Hall

Arthur Stinson started the Coffee Shop and served as chaperone. Arthur's wife Marion remembers his time there: "...he’d go over around, oh I don’t…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Economic History of Main Street, Northeast Harbor - Page 1 of 3

Pierce’s Mocha and Java. The big red coffee grinder stood near the entrance.” Dr. Jay Grindle had an office on Main Street and is credited for saving…

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Stockholm, Maine

… place to catch up with friends and get a cup of coffee. Eureka Hall is open on Thursday nights, Friday nights, Saturday, and Sunday for breakfast.