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Historical Items

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Item 80001

Mt. Kineo Hotel brochure, Moosehead Lake, 1875

Contributed by: Moosehead Historical Society Date: 1875 Location: Kineo Township Media: brochure

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Item 80460

Camp Durrell brochure, 1908

Contributed by: Friendship Museum Date: 1908 Location: Cushing Media: paper brochure

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Item 78682

Burwash development brochure, Wesley, ca. 1927

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1927 Location: Wesley Media: Brochure printed on coated stock and folded

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Exhibits

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Extracting Wealth

Maine's natural resources -- granite, limestone and slate in particular -- along with its excellent ports made it a leader in mining and production of the valuable building materials. Stone work also attracted numerous skilled immigrants.

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Among the Lungers: Treating TB

Tuberculosis -- or consumption as it often was called -- claimed so many lives and so threatened the health of communities that private organizations and, by 1915, the state, got involved in TB treatment. The state's first tuberculosis sanatorium was built on Greenwood Mountain in Hebron and introduced a new philosophy of treatment.

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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.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Savage Family Hotel Page Images -III

Savage Family Hotel Page Images -III Brochure for the Grey Rock Inn, Northeast Harbor, ca. 1950 Item 81717 infoMount Desert Island Historical…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Savage Family Hotel Page Images -III

Savage Family Hotel Page Images -III Brochure for Rock End Hotel, Northeast Harbor, ca. 1910 Item 81719 infoMount Desert Island Historical…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Canadian and Pacific Railroad

Sources: Presque Isle Historical Society. “A Self-Guided Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Presque Isle, Maine”. Brochure. Presque Isle, 2007.