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Baby carriage parade winners, Deering Oaks, 1924

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1924-08-30 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

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Bangor Daily News at the Capitol

Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library Date: 1962-04-10 Location: Washington; Bangor Media: Photographic print

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World Order Caravan, 1956

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1956-10-01 Media: Photographic print


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World Alpine Ski Racing in Maine

Sugarloaf -- a small ski area by European standards -- entered ski racing history in 1971 by hosting an event that was part of the World Cup Alpine Ski Championships. The "Tall Timber Classic," as the event was known, had a decidedly Maine flavor.


Eye in the Sky

In 1921, Guy Gannett purchased two competing Portland newspapers, merging them under the Portland Press Herald title. He followed in 1925 with the purchase the Portland Evening Express, which allowed him to combine two passions: photography and aviation.


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.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Bangor Commercial article on World's Fair contest

This article describes the contest and winners. The Bangor Daily Whig and Courier reported on July 8, 1893: "Mrs.

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Historic Hallowell - The Fireman's Musters in Hallowell

Awards were handed out to winners of different competitions. There were two different categories of awards: department awards and private owned…

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Guilford, Maine - Special Events

The winners were Joseph Morin – most original, Roy Fairbrother – most luxuriant and George Tozier – most artistic.

My Maine Stories

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How Mom caught Dad
by Jane E. Woodman

How Ruth and Piney met in Wilton and started a life together


History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

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