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Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library
Date: circa 1900
Location: Bar Harbor
Contributed by: David Gallagher through Mark & Emily Turner Memorial Library
Date: circa 1915
Location: Castle Hill
In 1873, a group of men, mostly from Portland, formed the second known hiking club in the U.S., the White Mountain Club of Portland, to carry out their scientific interests, their love of hiking and camaraderie, and their artistic interests in painting and drawing the features of several of the White Mountains.
By the second half of the 20th century, skiing began to enjoy unprecedented popularity. Pleasant Mountain in Bridgton (later Shawnee Peak) was Maine's foremost place to join the fun in the 1950s and 1960s.
Maine, the most heavily forested state in the nation, had the first continuously operational fire lookout tower, beginning a system of fire prevention that lasted much of the twentieth century.
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Green Mountain had been the site of a hotel since about 1866 when Daniel Brewer create a carriage trail to the top and built a hotel.
… Mountain Railroad By: Spenser Simis Green Mountain Rail Road Train and Car Item 21723 infoGreat Harbor Maritime Museum The Green Mountain…
… the summit of Green Mountain (now called Cadillac Mountain) holds the spot of being the second highest mountain on the direct western shores of…
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by Jason Howe
Formation of Baxter State Park and the involvement of Burton W. Howe of Patten
by Randy Randall
Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.
by Cyrene Slegona
Only one of many letters my father sent to his wife remained after he came home from World War II.