Keywords: Camp sites
Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."
From the last decades of the nineteenth century through about the 1920s, vacationers were attracted to large resort hotels that promised a break from the noise, crowds, and pressures of an ever-urbanizing country.
Millerite camp meeting, Orrington, 1844 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description The Millerites, a…
… Historical and Art Museum Description Camp on the "Mill Site" on a fishing trip. Participants went to St. Croix Lake then down the St.