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Item 6493

Title: Camping, Rockwood, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1940

Location: Rockwood; Rockwood

Media: Photoprint

Item 6494

Title: Smart's Restaurant, Rockwood, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1940

Location: Rockwood; Rockwood

Media: Photoprint

Item 6521

Title: Lakeshore Inn and cottages, Rockwood, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Rockwood; Rockwood

Media: Photoprint

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Item 73846

Address: 51-55 Rowe Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Harry Rockwood

Use: Dwelling - Single family

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Exhibit

Steamboats

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

Instructors building, Little Chebeague Island, 1947

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.

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.