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Historical Items

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Item 27103

Dark Harbor Cottages Poster, Islesboro, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Islesboro Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Islesboro Media: Ink on Paper

Item 27090

Seaside Hotel, Islesboro, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Islesboro Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Islesboro Media: Postcard

Item 27071

Islesboro High School, ca. 1920

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

Exhibits

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Ice: A Maine Commodity

Maine's frozen rivers and lakes provided an economic opportunity. The state shipped thousands of tons of ice to ports along the East Coast and to the West Indies that workers had cut and packed in sawdust for shipment or later use.

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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."

Site Pages

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Map of Islesboro

… Map of Islesboro map of Islesboro  X

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Our Resources

History of Islesboro, Maine: 1893-1983, Islesboro Historical Society, 1984. On The Island: Islesboro Recollections, W.

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Schools

The “new school” was the ideal solution to the Islesboro dilemma, since both the old Islesboro High School and the Pendleton grade school had been…