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Item 23863

Title: McMillan Vacation School of Fine Arts advertisement, 1933

Contributed by: Hollingsworth Fine Arts

Date: 1933

Location: Belgrade Lakes

Media: Ink on paper

Item 12393

Title: McMillan School of Fine Arts Vacation School entrance, Rome, 1933

Contributed by: Hollingsworth Fine Arts

Date: 1933

Location: Rome; Belgrade Lakes

Media: Printed black and white photo in original brochure

Item 12386

Title: Hiker, McMillan School of Fine Arts Vacation School, Rome, 1933

Contributed by: Hollingsworth Fine Arts

Date: 1933

Location: Rome; Belgrade Lakes

Media: Printed black and white photo in original brochure

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Exhibit

Northport Hotel, ca. 1900

Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

Exhibit

Poland Spring House, 1889

Poland Spring: Summering in Fashion

During the Gilded Age at the end of the nineteenth century, Americans sought to leave increasing urban, industrialized lives for the health and relaxation of the country. The Poland Spring resort, which offered a beautiful setting, healing waters, and many amenities, was one popular destination.

Exhibit

Samoset Hotel, Rockland, ca. 1930

Luxurious Leisure

From the last decades of the nineteenth century through about the 1920s, vacationers were attracted to large resort hotels that promised a break from the noise, crowds, and pressures of an ever-urbanizing country.

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Site

Survey Chart, Islesboro, 1884

Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay

A history of one of Maine’s many populated islands. The site was created by a team consisting of representatives from Islesboro Historical Society, Islesboro Central School, and the Alice L. Pendleton Library. Early settlements, businesses and cottage industries, schools, water transportation, and summer resorts are the topics covered.

Site

Waterfront, Camp Runoia, 1951

Camp Runoia

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Site

Camp Winnebago recording of Carry On

Camp Winnebago

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