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Item 16448

Title: Cliffs on Suttons Island, Southwest Harbor, 1907

Contributed by: Southwest Harbor Public Library

Date: 1907-09-07

Location: Southwest Harbor

Media: Photograph

Item 18943

Title: View from Rodicks Island, Bar Harbor

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library

Date: circa 1915

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: Postcard

Item 16459

Title: Island House and slip, Southwest Harbor, 1893

Contributed by: Southwest Harbor Public Library

Date: 1893-08-30

Location: Southwest Harbor

Media: Photograph

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Item 89807

Address: Russell property, Harbor Grace, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Jane A. Russell

Use: Shed

Item 87436

Address: McLoud property, Harbor Grace, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Cornelius McLoud

Use: Fish House

Item 89800

Address: Russell property, HArbor Grace, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Jane A. Russell

Use: Summer Dwelling

Exhibits Showing 3 of 31 View All


Instructors building, Little Chebeague Island, 1947

Navy Firefighting School, Little Chebeague Island

Little Chebeague Island in Casco Bay was home to recreational facilities and a firefighting school for WWII sailors. The school was part of a Navy effort to have non-firefighting personnel knowledgeable in dealing with shipboard fires.


Preble House, Great Cranberry Island, ca. 1895

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.


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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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.


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.