Search Results

Keywords: president taft

Historical Items

View All Showing 2 of 15 Showing 3 of 15

Item 23619

President Taft, Biddeford Pool, 1910

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1910-07-28 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Item 23621

President Taft arrives in Biddeford Pool, July 28, 1910

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1910-07-28 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Item 23620

William Howard Taft, Biddeford Pool, July 28, 1910

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1910-07-28 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

View All Showing 2 of 4 Showing 3 of 4

Exhibit

Presidents and Campaigns

Several Mainers have run for president or vice president, a number of presidents, past presidents, and future presidents have had ties to the state or visited here, and, during campaign season, many presidential candidates and their family members have brought their campaigns to Maine.

Exhibit

Poland Spring: Summering in Fashion

During the Gilded Age at the end of the nineteenth century, Americans sought to leave increasing urban, industrialized lives for the health and relaxation of the country. The Poland Spring resort, which offered a beautiful setting, healing waters, and many amenities, was one popular destination.

Exhibit

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.

Site Pages

View All Showing 1 of 1 Showing 1 of 1

Site Page

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Rustication

… course where, in 1910, President William Howard Taft would play. The little village had become the social capitol of the United States.