The small town of Andover landed on the international map in 1962 when the Earth Station that had been built there successfully communicated with Telstar, the first telecommunications satellite.
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.
Through a chance meeting, Harry Lyon of Paris Hill became the navigator on the 1928 flight of the Southern Cross, the first trans-Pacific flight. His skill as a navigator, despite his lack of experience, was a key factor on the flight's success.
… 3." Martin spelled his name "Western." The text bubble above Western reads, "The radicals must be put down or we go into another civil war.
… a number of Dunning's schemes. A text "bubble" coming out of Dunning's mouth in the illustration quotes Dunning in response to a question about…
… fish sizzled in seal oil, and Indian frybread bubbled up in hot lard. Sometimes, the rank, greasy smell of roasted porpoise also wafted through the…