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Historical Items

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Item 29337

Dorrity Stagecoach, Blue Hill, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Blue Hill Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Blue Hill Media: Photographic print

Item 79699

Abbot-Downing Concord Stagecoach, ca. 1882

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society Date: 1882 Location: Rumford Media: wood

Item 9124

Stagecoach and wagon, North Lovell, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Lovell Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Lovell Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Portland Hotels

Since the establishment of the area's first licensed hotel in 1681, Portland has had a dramatic, grand and boisterous hotel tradition. The Portland hotel industry has in many ways reflected the growth and development of the city itself. As Portland grew with greater numbers of people moving through the city or calling it home, the hotel business expanded to fit the increasing demand.

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Biddeford, Saco and the Textile Industry

The largest textile factory in the country reached seven stories up on the banks of the Saco River in 1825, ushering in more than a century of making cloth in Biddeford and Saco. Along with the industry came larger populations and commercial, retail, social, and cultural growth.

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Home Ties: Sebago During the Civil War

Letters to and from Sebago soldiers who served in the Civil War show concern on both sides about farms and other issues at home as well as concern from the home front about soldiers' well-being.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Arriving in Bar Harbor

As for Wabanakis, some followed tradition, paddling age-old canoe routes. Others rode the same trains, steamboats, and stagecoaches as everyone else…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Regional and Town History

… and Rumford Falls Railroad, or all those stagecoach lines that used to run hither and thither? What was it really like in the spring when the…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 2 of 4

Objecting to the twenty-five cent tariff to cross the marsh, stagecoach owner Josiah Paine laid out a direct road from Dunstan to Stroudwater.