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Historical Items

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Item 100477

Champlain Society Meeting Records, Mount Desert Island, 1882-1883

Contributed by: Mount Desert Island Historical Society Date: 1882 - 1883 Location: Northeast Harbor Media: Bound book, Ink on paper

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Champlain Society Records and Yacht Log, Mount Desert Island, 1881

Contributed by: Mount Desert Island Historical Society Date: 1881 Location: Mount Desert Island Media: Bound book, ink on paper

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Champlain Society camp log, Northeast Harbor, 1884

Contributed by: Mount Desert Island Historical Society Date: 1884 Location: Mount Desert Media: Ink on paper, bound book

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Exhibits

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Designing Acadia

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.

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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.

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400 years of New Mainers

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.

Site Pages

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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…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - A Short History of Mount Desert Island

Mount Desert, 1837The granite mountains of Mount Desert Island have been a landmark to voyagers for 10,000 years.Item Contributed byMaine…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Welcome and Introduction

Photo by W.H. 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…