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Historical Items

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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

Exhibits

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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.

Exhibit

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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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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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.