Historical ItemsView All Showing 2 of 1151
Schoolyard sports, St. Peter's School, Lewiston, 1925
Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: circa 1925 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print
Welcome poster, Fryeburg, 1937
Contributed by: Fryeburg Historical Society Date: circa 1937 Location: Fryeburg Media: Ink on paper
Leather patch jodhpurs, ca. 1940
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1940 Media: cotton, leather, plastic
Tax RecordsView All Showing 1 of 1
Architecture & LandscapeView All Showing 2 of 3
Taggett & Gartley Company and Northern Maine Sport Shop alterations, Houlton, 1947
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1947 Location: Houlton Clients: Taggett & Gartley Company; Northern Maine Sport Shop Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell
Salt Pump climbing gym floor plan, Scarborough, 2013
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 2013 Location: Scarborough Clients: Taki Miyamoto; Salt Pump Architect: Carol A. Wilson; Carol A. Wilson, Architect
Development Associates Trust building, Bangor, 1969-1973
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1969–1973 Location: Bangor; Bangor Client: Development Associates Trust Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell
Online ExhibitsView All Showing 2 of 41
World Alpine Ski Racing in Maine
Sugarloaf -- a small ski area by European standards -- entered ski racing history in 1971 by hosting an event that was part of the World Cup Alpine Ski Championships. The "Tall Timber Classic," as the event was known, had a decidedly Maine flavor.
In the early 1600s, French explorers and colonizers in the New World quickly adopted a Native American mode of transportation to get around during the harsh winter months: the snowshoe. Most Northern societies had some form of snowshoe, but the Native Americans turned it into a highly functional item. French settlers named snowshoes "raquettes" because they resembled the tennis racket then in use.
From the last decades of the nineteenth century through about the 1920s, vacationers were attracted to large resort hotels that promised a break from the noise, crowds, and pressures of an ever-urbanizing country.
Site PagesView All Showing 2 of 180
Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Sports
… High School Sports View a High School Sports Slideshow Sports, as in newspapers around the globe, occupied a prominent role in the Press…
Guilford, Maine - SPORTS - Page 2 of 3
SPORTS Basketball Luke Nadeau, Matt Stone Mr. Webb Pirates Basketball was a very big sport in the 1900s. Over the years they won 10 championships.
My Maine StoriesView All Showing 2 of 34
My Involvement in Maine sports over the years
by Dick Whitmore
The key people and influences in my life growing up and my involvement in Maine sports
Charles "Chuck" Tsomides: devoted to family and local sports
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center
A life influenced by Greek ancestry, love of music and appreciation for local community sports
Coaching in Maine and how to become a good coach
by University of New England
Dr. John Winkin speaks at sports medicine lecture, introduced by Dr. Doug Brown
Lesson PlansView All Showing 2 of 2
Grade Level: 3-5
Content Area: Health Education & Physical Education, Social Studies
This lesson plan will introduce students to myriad communities in Maine, past and present, through the universal lens of sports and group activities. Students will explore and understand the history of many of Maine’s recreational pastimes, what makes Maine the ideal location for some outdoor sports, and how communities have come together through team activities throughout Maine’s history.
Building Community/Community Buildings
Grade Level: 6-8
Content Area: Social Studies
Where do people gather? What defines a community? What buildings allow people to congregate to celebrate, learn, debate, vote, and take part in all manner of community activities? Students will evaluate images and primary documents from throughout Maine’s history, and look at some of Maine’s earliest gathering spaces and organizations, and how many communities established themselves around certain types of buildings. Students will make connections between the community buildings of the past and the ways we express identity and create communities today.