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Contributed by: Maine Granite Industry Historical Society
Date: circa 1890
Location: Mount Desert
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media
Media: Glass Negative
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Owner in 1924: Missionary Society M.E. Church
Use: Italian Fresh Air Camp
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.
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.
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.
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… architectural style of the 2.5 story building is Italianate. The roof is a hipped roof. That architectural style was rarely seen in this area at…
… Institution building was first built in an Italianate style. After it was renovated in 1910, it became more of a Second Empire building.
… by architect, Francis Fassett and built in Italianate style with prominent brackets. The building now has a flat roof, but originally had a hip…
My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 3 View All
by Sherry Judd
A story about my Italian ancestors in Maine and how I found my family in Italy.
by Mike Luciano
Generations of paper workers, families, immigrants, jobs in the mill, labor strikes, and changes
by Arthur Benedetto
I worked my way up in International Paper, moving from the pick ax pile to a foreman on computers