Keywords: Indian carvings
According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.
Immigration is one of the most debated topics of debate in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people--the Wabanaki--permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.
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.
-Chisholm’s Mount Desert Guide, 1888 Indian Encampment advertisement, 1880s X Wabanakis who traveled to Mount Desert Island were entrepreneurial…
… called Canaan, and early 19th century settlers carved homes and farms from the wilderness. They used waterpower from the fast flowing Kennebec…