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Item 22252

Ocean Drive, Acadia National Park

Contributed by: Great Harbor Maritime Museum Date: circa 1950 Location: Mount Desert; Bar Harbor Media: Photographic print

Item 13982

Atlantic Ocean water label, 1873

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1873 Location: San Francisco; Halifax Media: Ink on paper

Item 16826

Ocean water can, 1873

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1873 Location: Halifax; San Francisco Media: tin


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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.


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.


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.

Site Pages

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

… on the direct western shores of the Atlantic ocean. The native Americans were the first to reach the summit of Green Mountain, taking the journey…

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Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Ship Captains

… other places on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean. At the outbreak of the Civil War 1861, Agry retired.

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Historic Hallowell - Seaport on the Kennebec

From early April to late November, ocean-going vessels sailed up the Kennebec, forty-six miles from the open Atlantic, bringing Pennsylvania flour…