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Item 1026

Title: Aerial view of Kineo Point, 1888

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1888-08-01

Media: Cabinet photograph

Item 26725

Title: Ne-mat-ta-no Resort Hotel, North Lubec, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Lubec Memorial Library

Date: circa 1920

Location: Lubec

Media: photograph, b+w

Item 6730

Title: Shakers at winter sale, Poland Spring Resort

Contributed by: United Society of Shakers

Date: circa 1920

Location: Poland

Media: Black and white photo print

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Poland Spring House, 1889

Poland Spring: Summering in Fashion

During the Gilded Age at the end of the nineteenth century, Americans sought to leave increasing urban, industrialized lives for the health and relaxation of the country. The Poland Spring resort, which offered a beautiful setting, healing waters, and many amenities, was one popular destination.

Exhibit

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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Site

Survey Chart, Islesboro, 1884

Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay

A history of one of Maine’s many populated islands. The site was created by a team consisting of representatives from Islesboro Historical Society, Islesboro Central School, and the Alice L. Pendleton Library. Early settlements, businesses and cottage industries, schools, water transportation, and summer resorts are the topics covered.

Site

Mansion House, Poland Spring, 1884

Poland Spring Preservation Society

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Site

Waterfront, Camp Runoia, 1951

Camp Runoia

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