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Historical Items

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Item 11115

Grandstand, Houlton Community Park, 1914

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: 1914-08-25 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 102385

County fair oxen, Farmington, 1932

Contributed by: Stanley Museum on deposit at Maine Historical Society Date: 1932 Location: Farmington Media: Lantern slide

Item 108647

Fair House, Topsham, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Penobscot Marine Museum Date: circa 1910 Location: Topsham Media: Glass Plate Negative

Tax Records

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Item 32476

Assessor's Record, Auburn Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Summit View Park Association Style: Grandstand

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109252

Steel Grandstand, Gorham, 1945-1949

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1945–1949 Location: Gorham Client: J. R. Cianchette Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell

Item 109627

Grandstand for the Gardiner Driving Association, Gardiner, 1921

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1921 Location: Gardiner Client: Gardiner Driving Association Architect: Harry S. Coombs

Item 109769

Plan of Grand Stand for Maine Mile Track Association, South Portland, ca. 1888

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1888 Location: South Portland Client: Maine Mile Track Association Architect: George M. Coombs

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

Auto Racing in Maine: 1911

The novelty of organized auto racing came to Maine in 1911 with a hill-climbing event in Poland and speed racing at Old Orchard Beach. Drivers and cars came from all over New England for these events.

Exhibit

Blueberries to Potatoes: Farming in Maine

Not part of the American "farm belt," Maine nonetheless has been known over the years for a few agricultural items, especially blueberries, sweet corn, potatoes, apples, chickens and dairy products.

Exhibit

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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Site Page

Life on a Tidal River - Bass Park: A History of Fillies, Fame, and Fun

The grandstand was built in 1883. In 1897 the grandstand caught fire, but it was re-built the next year and made to seat 5,000 people.

Site Page

Guilford, Maine - SPORTS - Page 1 of 3

In 1965 the field did not have a grandstand anymore; a new backstop was constructed. The town field is located along Water Street.

Site Page

Guilford, Maine - Special Events

There was a large grandstand for watching the ball game, while hundreds of cars would also park in the outfield.

My Maine Stories

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Story

Monument Square 1967
by C. Michael Lewis

The background story and research behind a commissioned painting of Monument Square.