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Historical Items (1106)  |  Tax Records (65)  |  Exhibits (33)  |  Sites (27)  | 

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Item 19734

Title: Eureka Hotel, Danforth, ca. 1911

Contributed by: East Grand School

Date: circa 1911

Location: Danforth

Media: Photograph

Item 19733

Title: The Renovated Eureka Hotel

Contributed by: East Grand School

Date: 1911

Location: Danforth

Media: Postcard

Item 12434

Title: Eastland and Congress Square Hotels, Portland, 1927

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1927-01-12

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Tax Records Showing 3 of 65 View All

Item 68566

Address: Cushing's Island Hotel & Realty Company property, Cushing's Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Cushing's Island Hotel & Realty Company

Use: Cottage

Item 68567

Address: Cushing's Island Hotel & Realty Company property, Cushing's Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Cushing's Island Hotel & Realty Company

Use: Cottage

Item 68568

Address: Cushing's Island Hotel & Realty Company property, Cushing's Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Cushing's Island Hotel & Realty Company

Use: Cottage

Exhibits Showing 3 of 33 View All

Exhibit

Samoset Hotel, Rockland, ca. 1930

Luxurious Leisure

From the last decades of the nineteenth century through about the 1920s, vacationers were attracted to large resort hotels that promised a break from the noise, crowds, and pressures of an ever-urbanizing country.

Exhibit

Poland Spring House, 1889

Poland Spring: Summering in Fashion

During the Gilded Age at the end of the nineteenth century, Americans sought to leave increasing urban, industrialized lives for the health and relaxation of the country. The Poland Spring resort, which offered a beautiful setting, healing waters, and many amenities, was one popular destination.

Exhibit

Northport Hotel, ca. 1900

Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

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Site

Mansion House, Poland Spring, 1884

Poland Spring Preservation Society

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

Site

Survey Chart, Islesboro, 1884

Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay

A history of one of Maine’s many populated islands. The site was created by a team consisting of representatives from Islesboro Historical Society, Islesboro Central School, and the Alice L. Pendleton Library. Early settlements, businesses and cottage industries, schools, water transportation, and summer resorts are the topics covered.

Site

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.