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Item 69997

Tourist postcard of Old Orchard Beach, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Boston Public Library

Date: circa 1938

Location: Old Orchard Beach

Media: Linen texture postcard

Item 71335

Greetings from Surry, Maine postcard, ca. 1923

Contributed by: Surry Historical Society

Date: circa 1923

Location: Surry

Media: Postcard

Item 72497

Come on to South Surry, 1915

Contributed by: Surry Historical Society

Date: 1915-02-15

Location: Surry

Media: Postcard

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Leaving the start gate at the Sugarloaf World Cup, 1971

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.


Tuna catch, South Bristol, ca.1950

A Town Is Born: South Bristol, 1915

After being part of the town of Bristol for nearly 150 years, residents of South Bristol determined that their interests would be better served by becoming a separate town and they broke away from the large community of Bristol.


US Peg and Shank Mill, Princeton, 1930

Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.

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View of Main Street Ridlonville from Day Hill, 1908

Western Maine Foothills Region - Ridlonville

Ridlonville View of Main Street Ridlonville from Day Hill, 1908Item Contributed byMexico Historical Society Text by Irene Hutchinson Images…

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Grist and saw mills on the Upper Falls, Rumford, ca. 1895

Western Maine Foothills Region - Continental Paper Bag Company

Continental Paper Bag Company By: Dave Gawtry & Nghia Ha Images provided by Rumford Area Historical Society The Continental Paper Bag Company…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Welcome to the Western Foothills

Welcome to the Western Foothills X Western Maine's beauty can be found in its mountains, rivers, scenery, and especially its people.