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Historical Items

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Item 80757

Mount Kineo House

Contributed by: Moosehead Historical Society Date: 1912 - 1930 Location: Kineo Twp. Media: Postcard

Item 10607

Mt. Kineo House and sheep, Mt. Kineo, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Kineo Twp. Media: Postcard

Item 9588

Mt. Kineo House Bill, Sept. 10, 1875

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1875-09-10 Location: Rockwood Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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Moosehead Steamboats

After the canoe, steamboats became the favored method of transportation on Moosehead Lake. They revolutionized movement of logs and helped promote tourism in the region.

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Poland Spring: Summering in Fashion

During the Gilded Age at the end of the nineteenth century, Americans sought to leave increasing urban, industrialized lives for the health and relaxation of the country. The Poland Spring resort, which offered a beautiful setting, healing waters, and many amenities, was one popular destination.

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Luxurious Leisure

From the last decades of the nineteenth century through about the 1920s, vacationers were attracted to large resort hotels that promised a break from the noise, crowds, and pressures of an ever-urbanizing country.