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Item 19209

Title: High School, Bar Harbor, ca. 1909

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library

Date: circa 1909

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: Postcard

Item 17203

Title: Bar Harbor Fire Department

Contributed by: Bar Harbor Fire Department

Date: circa 1975

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: Photograph

Item 19182

Title: Emerson Grammar School, Bar Harbor, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library

Date: circa 1900

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: Postcard

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Exhibit

Riding the Old Blue chairlift at Pleasant Mountain

Skiing Pleasant Mountain

By the second half of the 20th century, skiing began to enjoy unprecedented popularity. Pleasant Mountain in Bridgton (now Shawnee Peak) was Maine's foremost place to join the fun in the 1950s and 1960s.

Exhibit

Portland letter carriers, December 1926

The Public Face of Christmas

Christmas, a Christian holiday observed by many Mainers, has a very public, seasonal face that makes it visible to those of all beliefs.

Exhibit

Taber wagon with horses and farm laborers, ca. 1910

Taber Wagon

The Taber farm wagon was an innovative design that was popular on New England farms. It made lifting potato barrels onto a wagon easier and made more efficient use of the horse's work. These images glimpse the life work of its inventor, Silas W. Taber of Houlton, and the place of his invention in the farming community

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Site

Bar Harbor Fire Department Fire Locator

Bar Harbor Fire Department

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site

Bar Harbor Historical Society

Bar Harbor Historical Society

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Site

Somes Sound, Mt. Desert Island, ca.1900

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature

Highlights from the history of what is perhaps the most popular tourist destination in Maine. The site was created by a partnership between MDI High School, Mount Desert Elementary School, and a number of supporting organizations: Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor Historical Society, the Jesup Memorial Library, Great Harbor Maritime Museum, and the Maine Granite Industry Historical Society. Exhibits cover Northeast Harbor, the Granite industry, Bar Harbor’s Building of Arts, the Green Mountain Railway, the Bryants and the Rockefellers, and steamboats.