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Historical Items

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Item 66459

Malden Island, Five Islands, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Boston Public Library Date: circa 1938 Media: Linen texture postcard

Item 66461

Five Islands Harbor, Georgetown, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Boston Public Library Date: circa 1938 Location: Georgetown Media: Linen texture postcard

Item 25013

Bar Harbor and the Porcupines, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library Date: circa 1900 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Postcard

Tax Records

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Item 68566

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

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

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

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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Mural mystery in Westport Island's Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House

The Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House, a well-preserved Greek Revival house on Westport Island, has a mystery contained within--a panoramic narrative mural. The floor-to-ceiling mural contains eight painted panels that create a colorful coastal seascape which extends through the front hallway and up the stairwell. The name of the itinerant painter has been lost over time, can you help us solve the mystery of who he or she was?

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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.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Wartime on Mt. Desert Island

Wartime on Mt. Desert Island Wartime did not pass MDI by. Many of the local men fought in the Revolutionary War and MDI continued to be represented…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Development of an Island-wide Identity

In 1968, the schools were united in a consolidated Mount Desert Island High School. The old loyalties did not disappear right away, but in time, the…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Original Mount Desert Island Pilot Project (2006)

Student narrative history of Mount Desert Island. Northeast Harbor: From Rustic to Rusticators By: Willie Granston The Granite Industry By: Mark…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Starting Chebeague Island Oyster Company
by Caitlin Gerber

Farming oysters in Casco Bay

Story

Learning to fly and instructing cadets at West Point during WWII
by Vera Cleaves

West Point during World War II

Story

Mosher family history and my career at S.D. Warren
by Abbott Mosher

My family settled the Westbrook region and I am a 4th generation paper maker at S.D. Warren.