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Historical Items

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Item 6493

Camping, Rockwood, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1940 Location: Rockwood; Rockwood Media: Photoprint

Item 6494

Smart's Restaurant, Rockwood, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1940 Location: Rockwood; Rockwood Media: Photoprint

Item 6521

Lakeshore Inn and cottages, Rockwood, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Rockwood; Rockwood Media: Photoprint

Tax Records

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Item 73846

51-55 Rowe Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Harry Rockwood Use: Dwelling - Single family

Exhibits

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Moosehead Steamboats

After the canoe, steamboats became the favored method of transportation on Moosehead Lake. They revolutionized movement of logs and helped promote tourism in the region.

Exhibit

Navy Firefighting School, Little Chebeague Island

Little Chebeague Island in Casco Bay was home to recreational facilities and a firefighting school for WWII sailors. The school was part of a Navy effort to have non-firefighting personnel knowledgeable in dealing with shipboard fires.

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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.