Keywords: Mount Desert
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Contributed by: Mount Desert Island Historical Society
Date: 1882 - 1883
Location: Northeast Harbor
Media: Bound book, Ink on paper
Contributed by: Great Harbor Maritime Museum
Date: circa 1950
Location: Mount Desert
Media: Photographic print
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.
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.
More than 9,000 Maine soldiers and sailors died during the Civil War while serving with Union forces. This exhibit tells the stories of a few of those men.
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Student narrative history of Mount Desert Island. Northeast Harbor: From Rustic to Rusticators By: Willie Granston The Granite Industry By: Mark…
… Introduction Granite mountains, Mount Desert, 1837The granite mountains of Mount Desert Island have been a landmark to voyagers for 10,000…
Ballard, circa 1940. X The history of Mount Desert Island, as seen through the lens of the Maine Memory Network, has been a work in progress…