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Check out other interesting history sites.

Early settlement and travel

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TRANSPORTATION TODAY



Maine Turnpike

State of Maine, Department of Transportation

Bicycle Coalition of Maine

East Coast GreenwayWalkers, cyclists, and other trail advocates have joined forces around an audacious project, a 2,600 mile traffic-free path linking East Coast cities from Maine to Florida.

Saco Bay Trails

Portland Trails

Amtrak rail service is coming to Maine in late 2000! Proposed daily service between Boston MA and Portland ME will include stops in Haverhill MA, Durham NH (weekends only), Dover NH, Wells ME, and Biddeford-Saco ME. More details to come!

Other train Web sites of interest:

Boothbay Railway Village

Bridgton Historical Society

Flying Yankee Restoration Group

Guilford Rail System

Seashore Trolley Museum


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EARLY SETTLEMENT & TRAVEL | RAIL LINES | FEATURED INTERVIEWS | TRANSCRIPT

HISTORY TIMELINE | ARTS & CULTURE TIMELINE | NATIVE AMERICAN CULTURE | CLASSROOM | HISTORY LINKS | SITE INDEX

HOME: The Story of Maine on the Maine Public Broadcasting Network was made in partnership with the Maine State Museum. Major funding was provided by the  Institute of Museum and Library Services, a federal agency committed to fostering innovation, leadership and a lifetime of learning. Additional funding provided by Elsie Viles.
Major funding for previous seasons of  HOME: The Story of Maine was made possible by a grant from Rural Development, a part of the USDA. Special support is provided by The Maine State Museum and Northeast Historic Films.