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Historical Items

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Item 16448

Cliffs on Suttons Island, Southwest Harbor, 1907

Contributed by: Southwest Harbor Public Library Date: 1907-09-07 Location: Southwest Harbor Media: Photographic print

Item 18943

View from Rodicks Island, Bar Harbor

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library Date: circa 1915 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Postcard

Item 16459

Island House and slip, Southwest Harbor, 1893

Contributed by: Southwest Harbor Public Library Date: 1893-08-30 Location: Southwest Harbor Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 87436

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

Owner in 1924: Cornelius McLoud Use: Fish House

Item 89807

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

Owner in 1924: Jane A. Russell Use: Shed

Item 89800

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

Owner in 1924: Jane A. Russell Use: Summer Dwelling

Exhibits

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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.

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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.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Arriving in Bar Harbor

Arriving in Bar Harbor Bar Harbor steamboat landing, ca. 1885Item Contributed byMaine Historic Preservation Commission Arriving at the Bar…

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

Desert Island, ca.1900 Item 21186 infoGreat Harbor Maritime Museum Beginning in the 1840's, artists began arriving at Northeast Harbor to enjoy…

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

More than 100 men showed up for the first town meeting. In May of 1795, the Town of Eden separated from Mt. Desert, giving the Island two towns.

My Maine Stories

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My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima