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Historical Items

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Item 23863

McMillan Vacation School of Fine Arts advertisement, 1933

Contributed by: Hollingsworth Fine Arts Date: 1933 Location: Belgrade Lakes Media: Ink on paper

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Item 12393

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

Contributed by: Hollingsworth Fine Arts Date: circa 1933 Location: Rome; Belgrade Lakes Media: Printed black and white photo in original brochure

Item 12386

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

Contributed by: Hollingsworth Fine Arts Date: circa 1933 Location: Rome; Belgrade Lakes Media: Printed black and white photo in original brochure

Exhibits

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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."

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John Hancock's Relation to Maine

The president of the Continental Congress and the Declaration's most notable signatory, John Hancock, has ties to Maine through politics, and commercial businesses, substantial property, vacations, and family.

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Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Historical Overview

Home for some, vacation haven for others, most agree that we are lucky to be part of the island’s on-going history.

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Camp Runoia

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Camp Winnebago

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My Maine Stories

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Story

Langdon Burton and the Cold, Wet Tourists
by Phil Tedrick

A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman

Story

Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life

Story

There were years when it was fun to go to work at the paper mill
by Bruce Dyke

My 39 years working for International Paper was a great job for a guy like me.