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Historical Items

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Item 13734

George Bragdon, Acton Fairgrounds, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Acton Media: Photographic print

Item 12241

Topsham Fairgrounds Parking Lot, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Pejepscot History Center Date: circa 1940 Location: Topsham Media: Photograph, print

Item 77462

Hartland agricultural fairgrounds, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Hartland Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Hartland Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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The Arrival of Winter

The astronomical arrival of winter -- also known as the winter solstice -- marks the year's shortest day and the season of snow and cold. It usually arrives on December 21.


Elise Fellows White: Music, Writing, and Family

From a violin prodigy in her early years to an older woman -- mother of two -- struggling financially, Skowhegan native Mary Elise Fellows White remained committed to music, writing, poetry, her extended family -- and living a life that would matter and be remembered.


Sagadahoc County through the Eastern Eye

The Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company of Belfast, Maine. employed photographers who traveled by company vehicle through New England each summer, taking pictures of towns and cities, vacation spots and tourist attractions, working waterfronts and local industries, and other subjects postcard recipients might enjoy. The cards were printed by the millions in Belfast into the 1940s.

Site Pages

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Meeting House Park

"… County Agricultural Society for their new fairgrounds. The grounds were spruced up with concrete walks, granite steps and iron seats."

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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My Maine Stories

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Oh, the excitement!
by Vicki Sullivan

KC and the Sunshine Band