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Historical Items

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Item 16686

Winter Harbor High School, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Winter Harbor Historical Society Date: circa 1915 Location: Winter Harbor Media: Postcard

Item 22689

Moose in winter, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Media: Glass Negative

Item 16689

Winter Street, Sanford, ca 1900

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Sanford Media: Print from Glass Negative

Tax Records

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Item 65544

Winter Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Gerry L. Brooks

Item 86397

14 Winter Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Devisees of James Bain Use: Dwelling

Item 86409

28 Winter Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Annie M Nelson Use: Dwelling

Exhibits

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The Arrival of Winter

The astronomical arrival of winter -- also known as the winter solstice -- marks the year's shortest day and the season of snow and cold. It usually arrives on December 21.

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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.

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Most Inconvenient Storm

A Portland newspaper wrote about an ice storm of January 28, 1886 saying, "The city of Portland was visited yesterday by the most inconvenient storm of the season."

Site Pages

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Winter Harbor Historical Society

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - II. Ripples of change: European exploration & settlement at Winter Harbor - Page 1 of 2

… of change: European exploration & settlement at Winter Harbor Saco River narrows, Biddeford, ca.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - II. Ripples of change: European exploration & settlement at Winter Harbor - Page 2 of 2

… of change: European exploration & settlement at Winter Harbor Piles of logs along the Saco River, circa 1910Item Contributed byMcArthur…

My Maine Stories

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Julia Winters and Life in Lewiston/Auburn, Maine
by Judy Zaccagnini Flynn, granddaughter

6 year old sent to Maine foster home when her parents were unable to care for her

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From Pee Wee to Pro The Maine Way
by Danny Bolduc

I am the very first person from Maine to have played hockey in the Olympics and in the NHL.

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Come back to Maine, I did!
by Dan Bolduc

Reflections and the value of Maine from a former pro hockey player from Waterville

Lesson Plans

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Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Sporting Maine

Grade Level: 3-5 Content Area: Social Studies, Health Education & Physical Education
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.