Keywords: Penobscot Mountain
Maine, the most heavily forested state in the nation, had the first continuously operational fire lookout tower, beginning a system of fire prevention that lasted much of the twentieth century.
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.
… School merged with Mexico High School to form the Mountain Valley High School. Many athletic teams reached the state finals, bringing recognition…
…then came the settlers… Granite mountains, Mount Desert, 1837Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society While exploring Mount Desert as a…