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Historical Items

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Item 19209

High School, Bar Harbor, ca. 1909

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library Date: circa 1909 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Postcard

Item 19182

Emerson Grammar School, Bar Harbor, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library Date: circa 1900 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Postcard

Item 17210

Bar Harbor Fire Station

Contributed by: Bar Harbor Fire Department Date: circa 1910 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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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Skiing Pleasant Mountain

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

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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.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Early Performing Arts Bar Harbor

Early Performing Arts Bar Harbor Greek Festival, Bar Harbor, 1920 Item 21195 infoBar Harbor Historical Society Greek Festival held at the…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Arriving in Bar Harbor

Arriving in Bar Harbor Bar Harbor steamboat landing, ca. 1885Item Contributed byMaine Historic Preservation Commission Arriving at the Bar

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Bar Harbor Fire Department

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My Maine Stories

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Memories of working at the Criterion Theatre
by Vernon L. Cox

Working as a teenager with projectionest Roy Blake at the Criterion Theater

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The Wall
by Michael Uhl

What it means to have beaten the odds

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The only letter to survive World War II
by Cyrene Slegona

Only one of many letters my father sent to his wife remained after he came home from World War II.