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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

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 110487

Goldstein residence planting plan, Winter Harbor, 1982-1993

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1982–1993 Location: Winter Harbor Client: Alan Goldstein, Architect: Landscape Design Associates

Item 109276

R.W. Naugler Inc. office & swimming pool, Winter Harbor, 1945-1947

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1945–1947 Location: Winter Harbor Client: R.W. Naugler Inc. Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell

Item 109974

Waiting room at Deering Oaks Park, Portland, 1894

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1894 Location: Portland Client: unknown Architect: Frederick A. Tompson

Online 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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Northern Threads: Outerwear, Militia & Cadet uniforms

A themed vignette within "Northern Threads Part I," featuring 19th century outerwear, bonnets, militia and cadet uniforms.

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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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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, ca.

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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Becoming Master snowshoe makers
by Edmond and Brian J. Theriault

Making snowshoes has taken us from novices to world-class craftsmen over 40 years time.

Lesson Plans

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Lesson Plan

Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Sporting Maine

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.