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Historical Items (10)  |  Tax Records (2)  |  Exhibits (1)  |  Sites (2)  | 

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Item 22228

Title: St. Mary's by the Sea Church, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Great Harbor Maritime Museum

Date: circa 1910

Location: Mount Desert

Media: Postcard

Item 21072

Title: Announcement for the Opening of St. Mary's By the Sea, 1882

Contributed by: Great Harbor Maritime Museum

Date: 1882

Location: Mount Desert

Media: Ink on paper

Item 21068

Title: Harbourside, Northeast Harbor, 1903

Contributed by: Great Harbor Maritime Museum

Date: 1903

Location: Mount Desert; Mount Desert

Media: Postcard

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Item 75867

Address: Assessor's Record, 254 Stevens Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Joseph J. Doane

Use: Garage

Item 75866

Address: 254 Stevens Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William P. Guptill

Use: Dwelling - Single family

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Exhibit

Reddy Kilowatt lapel pin, ca. 1955

Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

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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.

Site

Marsh Staddle, Scarborough, ca. 1900

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag

The history of a 350+-year-old city south of Portland, the Scarborough site was constructed by representatives from Scarborough Historical Society, Scarborough Middle School, and Scarborough Public Library. Exhibits include the marsh, transportation and roads, shipyards and shipwrecks, clamming and lobstering, famous residents, and education.