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Item 18637

Higgins Cottage

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library Date: circa 1925 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Photographic print

Item 10008

Club Cottage at Higgins Beach, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Maritime Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Cape Elizabeth Media: Glass Negative

Item 29389

Cottages at Higgins Beach, Scarborough, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: circa 1890 Location: Scarborough Media: Photographic print


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Maine Eats: the food revolution starts here

From Maine's iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine's identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine's culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.


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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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Indians & Rusticators: Wabanakis & Summer Visitors on Mount Desert Island 1840s-1920s

-Albert L. Higgins, Bar Harbor Times, 20 June 1934 Rusticators were visitors who flocked to the island from cities, seeking relief from the noise…