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Historical Items

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Item 6360

Samuel de Champlain

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1600 Media: Ink on paper

Item 102778

Champlain Society log, Information about Samuel de Champlain, Cambridge, 1882

Contributed by: Mount Desert Island Historical Society Date: 1882 Location: Mount Desert; Cambridge Media: Ink on paper; softbound notebook

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Item 23972

Champlain Mountain, Seal Harbor, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library Date: circa 1930 Location: Seal Harbor Media: Postcard

Exhibits

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Exhibit

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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The Shape of Maine

The boundaries of Maine are the product of international conflict, economic competition, political fights, and contested development. The boundaries are expressions of human values; people determined the shape of Maine.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Champlain Society - Page 2 of 2

The Champlain Society Champlain Society Camp Pemetic, Mount Desert Island, 1881Item Contributed byMount Desert Island Historical Society…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Champlain Society - Page 1 of 2

… Society by Catherine Schmitt Creation of the Champlain Society Champlain Society, Mount Desert Island, 1881Item Contributed byMount Desert…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Student Narrative of MDI History

In 1604 Samuel de Champlain wrote in his journal on September 5, “The same day we passed also near to an island about four or five leagues long, in…