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Historical Items

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Item 22080

Edwin S. Atwood Livery, Northeast Harbor

Contributed by: Great Harbor Maritime Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Mount Desert Media: Photographic print

Item 82129

Robert's Livery stable's hack, Westbrook, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Walker Memorial Library Date: circa 1890 Location: Westbrook Media: Photographic print

Item 27074

Pendletons' Livery Stable, Islesboro, ca. 1904

Contributed by: Islesboro Historical Society Date: circa 1904 Location: Islesboro Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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A Tour of Sanford in 1900

This collection of images portrays many buildings in Sanford and Springvale. The images were taken around the turn of the twentieth century.

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Taber Wagon

The Taber farm wagon was an innovative design that was popular on New England farms. It made lifting potato barrels onto a wagon easier and made more efficient use of the horse's work. These images glimpse the life work of its inventor, Silas W. Taber of Houlton, and the place of his invention in the farming community

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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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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 2 of 4

Strong had a livery stable in the center of town. Horses brought the mail from the train to the post office.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Old Ell is Born

These businesses existed largely to supply food and transportation to the Asticou Inn’s summer guests. The livery stable operation was short-lived…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Mexico Corner

The Bob Cat Inn and Reed Livery Stables stood across the street from the stores of Charles Stanley and Thomas Stevens.