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Historical Items

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Item 82302

Preble House, Great Cranberry Island, 2011

Contributed by: Great Cranberry Island Historical Society Date: 2011 Location: Cranberry Isles Media: Digital image

Item 82319

Rachel Field, Arthur Pederson, Cranberry Isles, 1935

Contributed by: Great Cranberry Island Historical Society Date: 1935 Location: Cranberry Isles Media: Digital image

Item 84816

The Preble House, Great Cranberry Island, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Acadia National Park Date: circa 1935 Location: Cranberry Isles Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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.

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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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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.

Site Pages

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Great Cranberry Island Historical Society

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Beginnings

And two years after that the island's first road stretched from Somesville to Southwest Harbor, by way of Beech Hill.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - About Us

… relating to the towns of Mount Desert and the Cranberry Isles, Mount Desert Island, and the State of Maine.