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Item 25989

Title: Quarry Workers and Derrick at Mount Waldo, ca. 1860

Contributed by: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands

Date: 1860

Location: Frankfort

Media: Photograph

Item 72365

Title: Derrick at the Quarry Wharf, Swan's Island, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Swan's Island Educational Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Swans Island

Media: Black and white photograph

Item 10737

Title: Portland-Monson Slate Company hoist

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society

Date: circa 1915

Location: Monson

Media: black & white photograph

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Four men line fishing from a dory, Swan's Island, ca. 1910

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary

A look back at island life in Maine as captured by a team consisting of Swan's Island Educational Society representatives, which encompasses the community's library and historical society, a class from the Swan's Island School, and an Island Fellow from the Island Institute. Exhibit topics examine islanders at work and play, Baird's Quarry, old buildings, and the changing role of women on the island.

Site

Dedication of monument to Blue Hill's founders, 1910

Blue Hill, Maine

The history of a small, but vibrant, Downeast village as told by an array of local institutions and organizations. Site contributors include Blue Hill Historical Society, Blue Hill Public Library, Blue Hill Consolidated School, George Stevens Academy, the Bay School, and the Jonathan Fisher House. Some of the topics covered include the arts, Jonathan Fisher, the Blue Hill Fair, Rusticators, the Civil War, education, and shipbuilding.

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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.