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Historical Items

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Item 82359

Winter scene in Boothbay Harbor, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Boothbay Region Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Boothbay Harbor Media: Photographic print

Item 98835

Atlantic Highway, Lincolnville Beach, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Penobscot Marine Museum Date: circa 1920 Location: Lincolnville Media: Glass Negative

Item 6154

S.S. State of Maine, ca. 1892

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1892 Location: Bath Media: oil on canvas

Exhibits

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Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

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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.

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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."

Site Pages

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - The End of Wooden Shipbuilding - 1910 to 1950

… Newbert & Wallace, Crowell and Thurlow, Atlantic Coast Company, and Edward T. Gamage were active shipyards in the 20th century with varying degrees…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering - Page 4 of 4

… boundary of the coast, working closely with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, a compact of fifteen eastern seaboard states.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - History Overview

… first self-serve grocery store run by the Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company. By 1941, six national chain stores anchored the downtown: J.