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Historical Items

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Item 31499

Riders on horseback at Skyline Farm, ca. 1960

Contributed by: Sally Semmes through Skyline Farm Date: circa 1960 Location: North Yarmouth Media: Photographic print

Item 22639

Parade, Brunswick, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Pejepscot History Center Date: circa 1920 Location: Brunswick Media: Photographic print

Item 108931

Stable Club on Paddock Circle, Frye Island, ca. 1970

Contributed by: Frye Island Historical Society Date: circa 1970 Location: Frye Island Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Presidents and Campaigns

Several Mainers have run for president or vice president, a number of presidents, past presidents, and future presidents have had ties to the state or visited here, and, during campaign season, many presidential candidates and their family members have brought their campaigns to Maine.

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The Mainspring of Fashion

The mainspring of fashion is the process whereby members of one class imitate the styles of another, who in turn are driven to ever new expedients of fashionable change.

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Maine Streets: The Postcard View

Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.

Site Pages

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 1 of 4

… in the 1840s, travel was by shanks’ mare, boat, horseback or stagecoach. In the 1600s walking from Scarborough to Portland could take two days via…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 2 of 4

Southgate rode into Dunstan on horseback, with all of his possessions in his saddlebags. Two years later he married Mary King, daughter of Richard…

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Lincoln, Maine - Jeremy Nelson

He had to ride to school on horseback and his home was 6 miles away from the school. He taught 15 students in his first year of teaching.

My Maine Stories

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Reverend Thomas Smith of First Parish Portland
by Kristina Minister, Ph.D.

Pastor, Physician, Real Estate Speculator, and Agent for Wabanaki Genocide