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Laura Brown of Poland Spring was chosen in a random drawing as the winner of a
$10 Dunkin’ Donuts gift card. She stated that the mystery photo was taken at the
Maine State Building in Poland Spring of the beautiful skylight that is on the top
of the building.“I have grown up in that building since a year-and-one-half old. I
have been giving tours for years.”The building was built in 1893 for the Columbian
Exposition in Chicago as the state’s entry. In 1894, it was dismantled, each piece
marked and put onto a 16-car freight train and brought to Danville Junction. From
there, itwas put on horse and wagon and brought to Poland Spring. It took three
days to get from Chicago to Poland Spring.The building was a library and art gallery
for the guests of the Poland Spring Resort. It now serves as a museum, art gallery
and gift shop for the Poland Spring Preservation Society.

Laura Brown of Poland Spring was chosen in a random drawing as the winner of a
$10 Dunkin’ Donuts gift card. She stated that the mystery photo was taken at the
Maine State Building in Poland Spring of the beautiful skylight that is on the top
of the building.“I have grown up in that building since a year-and-one-half old. I
have been giving tours for years.”The building was built in 1893 for the Columbian
Exposition in Chicago as the state’s entry. In 1894, it was dismantled, each piece
marked and put onto a 16-car freight train and brought to Danville Junction. From
there, itwas put on horse and wagon and brought to Poland Spring. It took three
days to get from Chicago to Poland Spring.The building was a library and art gallery
for the guests of the Poland Spring Resort. It now serves as a museum, art gallery
and gift shop for the Poland Spring Preservation Society.