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Item 19216

Green Mountain Railroad

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library

Date: circa 1900

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: Postcard

Item 35861

Haystack Mountain, Castle Hill, ca. 1915

Contributed by: David Gallagher through Mark & Emily Turner Memorial Library

Date: circa 1915

Location: Castle Hill

Media: Postcard

Item 24985

Robinson Mountain, Mt. Desert Island, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library

Date: circa 1930

Media: Postcard

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Mt. Carrigain expedition remembrance, 1873

Hiking, Art and Science: Portland's White Mountain Club

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.

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Riding the Old Blue chairlift at Pleasant Mountain

Skiing Pleasant Mountain

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.

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Fire lookout at Agamenticus Mountain, ca. 1920

Looking Out: Maine's Fire Towers

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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Lithograph of Green Mountain Rail Road Train

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Green Mountain Railway

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.

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Green Mountain Rail Road Train and Car

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Green Mountain Railroad By: Spenser Simis

Mountain Railroad By: Spenser Simis Green Mountain Rail Road Train and Car Item 21723 infoGreat Harbor Maritime Museum The Green Mountain

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Cadillac Mountain Road, Eagle Lake, ca. 1930

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Green Mountain Railroad By: Spenser Simis

… the summit of Green Mountain (now called Cadillac Mountain) holds the spot of being the second highest mountain on the direct western shores of…

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 4 View All

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Baxter State Park and Burton W. Howe

by Jason Howe


Formation of Baxter State Park and the involvement of Burton W. Howe of Patten

Story

Apple Time - a visit to the ancestral farm

by Randy Randall


Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.

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The only letter to survive World War II

by Cyrene Slegona


Only one of many letters my father sent to his wife remained after he came home from World War II.