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Historical Items

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Item 20594

GAR encampment, Portland, 1887

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1887 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 78949

Indian Encampment at Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ca 1900

Contributed by: Mount Desert Island Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Stereograph

Item 80702

Wabanaki encampment, Bar Harbor, ca. 1887

Contributed by: Maine Historic Preservation Commission Date: circa 1887 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Albumen print

Exhibits

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Home Ties: Sebago During the Civil War

Letters to and from Sebago soldiers who served in the Civil War show concern on both sides about farms and other issues at home as well as concern from the home front about soldiers' well-being.

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Indians at the Centennial

Passamaquoddy Indians from Washington County traveled to Portland in 1920 to take part in the Maine Centennial Exposition. They set up an "Indian Village" at Deering Oaks Park.

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The Public Face of Christmas

Christmas, a Christian holiday observed by many Mainers, has a very public, seasonal face that makes it visible to those of all beliefs.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Indian Encampment

Wabanaki encampment, Bar Harbor, ca. 1887Item Contributed byMaine Historic Preservation Commission The Indian encampment at Bar Harbor will be found…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Indians & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album

Indians & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album Berry basket, ca. 1910 Item 80749 infoAbbe Museum Many visitors to the encampments went home…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Indians & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album

Indians & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album Napkin ring, Wabanaki, ca. 1900 Item 80732 infoAbbe Museum Napkin Ring Ash, sweetgrass