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Contributed by: Maine Granite Industry Historical Society
Date: circa 1890
Location: Mount Desert
Contributed by: Penobscot Marine Museum
Date: circa 1920
Media: Glass plate negative
Contributed by: North Yarmouth Historical Society
Location: North Yarmouth
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Owner in 1924: Missionary Society M.E. Church
Use: Italian Fresh Air Camp
Maine's natural resources -- granite, limestone and slate in particular -- along with its excellent ports made it a leader in mining and production of the valuable building materials. Stone work also attracted numerous skilled immigrants.
Sugarloaf -- a small ski area by European standards -- entered ski racing history in 1971 by hosting an event that was part of the World Cup Alpine Ski Championships. The "Tall Timber Classic," as the event was known, had a decidedly Maine flavor.
The history of downtown Bath as created by the students of Bath Middle School, with assistance from members of the Sagadahoc History & Genealogy Room at the Patten Free Library and Bath Historical Society. Seventeen exhibits examine various historic blocks in the downtown section of the city.