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Creating a 2018 Art Gallery of Paintings that were Exhibited at the Art Gallery of the 1900 Maine State Fair in Lewiston, Maine

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  Recently, I acquired an Art Gallery Catalogue that was published for the 1900 Maine State Fair in Lewiston. My goal is to contact historical societies to see if any of the paintings from the 1900 exhibit still exist. The first Society will be the Androscoggin Historical Society to see if any of the existing art may…

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An Index by County to Maine’s Lost Trotting Parks

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  This post presents an index to the research gathered since 2009 that tells the stories of Maine’s Lost Trotting Parks. Between 1890 and 1930 there were overtime at least 90 trotting parks that were registered with the National Trotting Association. Over the years there may have been slightly over 100 Maine communities with trotting parks. Today…

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