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Item 22228

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

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

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

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

Owner in 1924: Joseph J. Doane

Use: Garage

Item 75866

254 Stevens Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William P. Guptill

Use: Dwelling - Single family

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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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Rockefeller Drive, Mt. Desert Island, ca. 1935

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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Site Page

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

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Northeast Harbor: From Rustic to Rusticators

On land donated by Stephen Smallidge and Margaret Doane, the slab chapel was constructed. It was called the slab chapel because it was constructed of…

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Charles W. Eliot, Mount Desert, 1904

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Northeast Harbor: From Rustic to Rusticators

… in 1880 were Episcopal Bishop William Crosswell Doane, who came and stayed with Squire Kimball, and Joseph Henry Curtis who purchased the old…

Site Page

Northeast Harbor Fleet Race, ca. 1930

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Northeast Harbor: From Rustic to Rusticators

In 1897, Bishop Doane along with Samuel Eliot and James Terry Gardiner established the Village Improvement Society ?to make Northeast Harbor a…