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Historical Items

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Item 22495

Union Church, Biddeford Pool, 1910

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1910 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Item 25004

Swimming Pool, Bar Harbor, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library Date: circa 1905 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Postcard

Item 25003

Swimming Pool Club, Bar Harbor, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library Date: 1903 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Postcard

Tax Records

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Item 75541

2 Silver Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Morris Sacknoff Use: Shooting Gallery


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The Kotzschmar Memorial Organ

A fire and two men whose lives were entwined for more than 50 years resulted in what is now considered to be "the Jewel of Portland" -- the Austin organ that was given to the city of Portland in 1912.


Working Women of the Old Port

Women at the turn of the 20th century were increasingly involved in paid work outside the home. For wage-earning women in the Old Port section of Portland, the jobs ranged from canning fish and vegetables to setting type. A study done in 1907 found many women did not earn living wages.


May Baskets, a Dog, and a Party for Children

Two women thinking intruders were coming into their Biddeford Pool home, let the dog out to chase them away. Later, they discovered the truth about the noise at their door.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Presque Isle Outdoor Pool

The city’s second pool, the Indoor Pool, was built in 1978 on the grounds of the Northern Maine Fair and opened to the public in 1979.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Adventures in Aroostook County - Page 2 of 3

There was a drug store called Rexol. It served hot peanuts and ice cream. There was a terrible hurricane in the 1970s that knocked down trees.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - I. Headwaters of a community: Sowacatuck, Chouacoet, and the sea

1915Item Contributed byMcArthur Public Library Their doom was just over the horizon, with the coming of the white settlers and more importantly the

My Maine Stories

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My career working at Pepperell Mills in the Vellux Division
by David Bishop

My 35 years working in the Vellux blanket division of Pepperell Mills, Biddeford.


Portland in the 1940s
by Carol Norton Hall

As a young woman in Portland during WWII, the presence of servicemen was life changing.


Swimming with Jellyfish
by Cathy. L

At the age of 19 Cathy attended an Audubon Camp at Hog Island.