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Item 79052

Title: Northeast Harbor from Schoolhouse Ledge, ca. 1976

Contributed by: Northeast Harbor Library

Date: circa 1976

Location: Northeast Harbor

Media: photograph

Item 19219

Title: Northeast Harbor

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library

Date: circa 1910

Location: Bar Harbor; Northeast Harbor

Media: Postcard

Item 79474

Title: Northeast Harbor Tennis Club, ca. 1907

Contributed by: Northeast Harbor Library

Date: circa 1907

Location: Northeast Harbor

Media: black and white photograph

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Samoset Hotel, Rockland, ca. 1930

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.


John Poor, Portland, ca. 1860

J.A. Poor and the Portland-Montreal Connection

John A. Poor's determination in 1845 to bring rail service to Maine and to make Portland the winter port for Montreal, along with the steel foundry he started to build locomotives and many other products, helped boost the economy of Portland the state.


Northport Hotel, ca. 1900

Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

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Somes Sound, Mt. Desert Island, ca.1900

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature

Highlights from the history of what is perhaps the most popular tourist destination in Maine. The site was created by a partnership between MDI High School, Mount Desert Elementary School, and a number of supporting organizations: Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor Historical Society, the Jesup Memorial Library, Great Harbor Maritime Museum, and the Maine Granite Industry Historical Society. Exhibits cover Northeast Harbor, the Granite industry, Bar Harbor’s Building of Arts, the Green Mountain Railway, the Bryants and the Rockefellers, and steamboats.


Northeast Harbor Fleet International One Designs

Great Harbor Maritime Museum

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