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Item 54419

Ice skating, Fairfield, ca. 1955

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes

Date: circa 1955

Location: Fairfield

Media: Photographic print

Item 63050

Skating on Mallye's Pond, Swans Island, 1987

Contributed by: Swan's Island Educational Society

Date: 1987

Location: Swans Island

Media: Photographic print

Item 101222

Bangor Skating Rink, 1868

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum

Date: 1868

Location: Bangor

Media: Ink and watercolor on paper

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Page Terrace, Fairfield, ca. 1930

Good Will-Hinckley: Building a Landscape

The landscape at the Good Will-Hinckley campus in Fairfield was designed to help educate and influence the orphans and other needy children at the school and home.


Northport Hotel, ca. 1900

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."


W. R. Allan Residence, Dennysville, ca. 1910

Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Riverside Park and Arboretum

… the opening of the Forum Building in 1975, ice skating was moved to that facility. Sources: Haskell, William V.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Draining the quarry

… pit and iced over in the winter to make a popular skating pond. When the pond was drained in 2003, many treasures were found: old tools, items lost…

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Four skaters on Goose Pond, Swan's Island, ca. 1924

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Winter Fun

The ponds made for excellent ice skating and were used regularly. Donald LeMoine sledding, Swan's Island, ca.