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Item 22252

Title: Ocean Drive, Acadia National Park

Contributed by: Great Harbor Maritime Museum

Date: circa 1950

Location: Mount Desert; Bar Harbor

Media: Photograph

Item 13982

Title: Atlantic Ocean water label, 1873

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1873

Location: San Francisco; Halifax

Media: Ink on paper

Item 30950

Title: Regatta near Old Orchard Beach Pier, ca. 1907

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: circa 1907

Location: Old Orchard Beach

Media: photograph

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Exhibit

Instructors building, Little Chebeague Island, 1947

Navy Firefighting School, Little Chebeague Island

Little Chebeague Island in Casco Bay was home to recreational facilities and a firefighting school for WWII sailors. The school was part of a Navy effort to have non-firefighting personnel knowledgeable in dealing with shipboard fires.

Exhibit

After the Theatre, Riverton Park, ca. 1905

History in Motion: The Era of the Electric Railways

Street railways, whether horse-drawn or electric, required the building of trestles and tracks. The new form of transportation aided industry, workers, vacationers, and other travelers.

Exhibit

Schooner Viking, ca. 1885

The Irish on the Docks of Portland

Many of the dockworkers -- longshoremen -- in Portland were Irish or of Irish descent. The Irish language was spoken on the docks and Irish traditions followed, including that of giving nicknames to the workers, many of whose given names were similar.

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Site

Green Mountain Tea House, ca. 1880

Acadia National Park

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Site

Powder horn

Cumberland Historical Society

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Site

Four men line fishing from a dory, Swan's Island, ca. 1910

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary

A look back at island life in Maine as captured by a team consisting of Swan's Island Educational Society representatives, which encompasses the community's library and historical society, a class from the Swan's Island School, and an Island Fellow from the Island Institute. Exhibit topics examine islanders at work and play, Baird's Quarry, old buildings, and the changing role of women on the island.