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Item 21075

Pogey press, Mount Desert, ca. 1850

Contributed by: Great Harbor Maritime Museum

Date: circa 1850

Location: Mount Desert

Media: Metal

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Fish Cannery, Brooklin

Early Fish Canneries in Brooklin

By the 1900s, numerous fish canneries began operating in Center Harbor, located within the Brooklin community. For over thirty years, these plants were an important factor in the community.


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Rockefeller Drive, Mt. Desert Island, ca. 1935

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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Pogey press, Mount Desert, ca. 1850

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Northeast Harbor: From Rustic to Rusticators

Pogies (also called porgies) were small oily fish that were caught, cooked, then put into a press and squeezed for their oil.

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Opera Company's Tenth Anniversary festival schedule, Surry, 1994

Surry by the Bay - Surry Opera Company

… a few numbers from the American Gershwin opera Porgy and Bess. The response from local people was very warm.