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Historical Items

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Item 36392

Mail carrier and vehicle, Lubec, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Item 18681

Olof Anderson's mail wagon, New Sweden, ca. 1922

Contributed by: Nylander Museum Date: circa 1922 Location: New Sweden Media: Photographic print

Item 27931

Cyclist and mail carrier, Portland, ca. 1890

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

Exhibits

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The Public Face of Christmas

Christmas, a Christian holiday observed by many Mainers, has a very public, seasonal face that makes it visible to those of all beliefs.

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A Field Guide to Trolley Cars

Many different types of trolley cars -- for different weather, different uses, and different locations -- were in use in Maine between 1895-1940. The "field guide" explains what each type looked like and how it was used.

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The Trolley Parks of Maine

At the heyday of trolleys in Maine, many of the trolley companies developed recreational facilities along or at the end of trolley lines as one further way to encourage ridership. The parks often had walking paths, dance pavilions, and various other entertainments. Cutting-edge technology came together with a thirst for adventure and forever changed social dynamics in the process.

Site Pages

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Island Postmistresses

… established a mail route and paid the mail carrier In 1894 this old mail route was discontinued and a steamboat company contracted to bring the…

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Lincoln, Maine - Post Office

The first mail carrier went by the last name of Moor. He drowned in the Mattawamkeag River. The body was found in Babcock’s Boom in what now is…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 3 of 4

Bridle paths were the only tracks for early mail carriers through the wilderness north of Augusta. The first mail route to Strong was established in…