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Historical Items

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Perley Layton Family on the Hesper, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1940 Location: Wiscasset Media: Photographic print

Item 67397

Humorous Victorian family scene, Lubec, 1898

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1898 Location: Lubec Media: Photograph on album page

Item 63406

Connie Duran, Cousins Island, ca 1920

Contributed by: Yarmouth Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print


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Hiking, Art and Science: Portland's White Mountain Club

In 1873, a group of men, mostly from Portland, formed the second known hiking club in the U.S., the White Mountain Club of Portland, to carry out their scientific interests, their love of hiking and camaraderie, and their artistic interests in painting and drawing the features of several of the White Mountains.


San Life: the Western Maine Sanatorium, 1928-1929

Merle Wadleigh of Portland, who was in his mid 20s, took and saved photographs that provide a glimpse into the life of a tuberculosis patient at the Western Maine Sanatorium in Hebron in 1928-1929.


Promoting Rockland Through a Stereopticon, 1875

Frank Crockett and photographer J.P. Armbrust took stereo views of Rockland's downtown, industry, and notable homes in the 1870s as a way to promote tourism to the town.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Economic History of Main Street, Northeast Harbor - Page 1 of 3

Emily Phillips Reynolds tells the humorous story of Jessie Monohon and Linnie Stanley, two young women who worked at the laundry, deciding to dress…

My Maine Stories

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Growing up DownEast
by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast