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Item 1192

Old fort and Pemaquid Beach Village, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Pemaquid Media: Photographic print

Item 1490

Pemaquid Point, August 26, 1869

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1869 Location: Bristol Media: Photographic print

Item 14447

Pemaquid, near Bar Harbor, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Bar Harbor Historical Society Date: circa 1880 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Photographic print


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A Town Is Born: South Bristol, 1915

After being part of the town of Bristol for nearly 150 years, residents of South Bristol determined that their interests would be better served by becoming a separate town and they broke away from the large community of Bristol.


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.


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.

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Westport Island History Committee

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