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Historical Items

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Item 78678

WLU fundraiser souvenir book cover, Portland, 1915

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1915 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

Item 25357

Souvenir, snowshoe convention, 1929

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: 1929 Location: Lewiston; Auburn Media: Metal

Item 19232

Longfellow Souvenir Palette, 1882

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1882 Location: Boston Media: Wood

Exhibits

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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."

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Margaret Chase Smith: A Historic Candidacy

When she announced her candidacy for President in January 1964, three-term Republican Senator Margaret Chase Smith became the first woman to seek the nomination of one of the two major political parties.

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Skiing Pleasant Mountain

By the second half of the 20th century, skiing began to enjoy unprecedented popularity. Pleasant Mountain in Bridgton (later Shawnee Peak) was Maine's foremost place to join the fun in the 1950s and 1960s.

Site Pages

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Fair souvenir, Farmington Public Library, 1890

Fair souvenir, Farmington Public Library, 1890 Contributed by Farmington Public Library Description The newly formed Library Association…

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Surry by the Bay - Resources

Island Institute, 1996. Surry's Centennial Souvenir, 1903. Varney, George J. Gazetteer of State of Maine, Boston: B.B. Russell, 1882.

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Surry by the Bay - Nineteenth Century

In that year's Centennial Souvenir, a long-time resident of Toddy Pond, Dr. R.L. Grindle, wrote, Item Contributed bySurry Historical Society…