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Item 82319

Title: Rachel Field, Arthur Pederson, Cranberry Isles, 1935

Contributed by: Great Cranberry Island Historical Society

Date: 1935

Location: Cranberry Isles

Media: Digital image

Item 16462

Title: Net reel at Prebles Cove, Cranberry Isles, 1892

Contributed by: Southwest Harbor Public Library

Date: 1892

Location: Cranberry Isles

Media: Photograph

Item 82302

Title: Preble House, Great Cranberry Island, 2011

Contributed by: Great Cranberry Island Historical Society

Date: 2011

Location: Cranberry Isles

Media: Digital image

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Exhibit

Preble House, Great Cranberry Island, ca. 1895

Great Cranberry Island's Preble House

The Preble House, built in 1827 on a hilltop over Preble Cove on Great Cranberry Island, was the home to several generations of Hadlock, Preble, and Spurling family members -- and featured in several books.

Exhibit

Rebecca N. Usher, Hollis, ca. 1885

Rebecca Usher: 'To Succor the Suffering Soldiers'

Rebecca Usher of Hollis was 41 and single when she joined the Union nursing service at the U.S. General Hospital at Chester, Pennsylvania. Her time there and later at City Point, Virginia, were defining experiences of her life.

Exhibit

Main Street, Bar Harbor, ca. 1910

Maine Streets: The Postcard View

Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.

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Site

Great Cranberry Island Historical Society

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Site

Green Mountain Tea House, ca. 1880

Acadia National Park

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Site

Somes Sound, Mt. Desert Island, ca.1900

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature

Highlights from the history of what is perhaps the most popular tourist destination in Maine. The site was created by a partnership between MDI High School, Mount Desert Elementary School, and a number of supporting organizations: Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor Historical Society, the Jesup Memorial Library, Great Harbor Maritime Museum, and the Maine Granite Industry Historical Society. Exhibits cover Northeast Harbor, the Granite industry, Bar Harbor’s Building of Arts, the Green Mountain Railway, the Bryants and the Rockefellers, and steamboats.