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Item 43217

Title: Sailboat and Bangor's skyline, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Bangor Museum and Center for History

Date: circa 1895

Location: Bangor

Media: Glass-plate Negative

Item 21170

Title: International One Design Sailboats Racing off Northeast Harbor, ca. 1945

Contributed by: Great Harbor Maritime Museum

Date: circa 1945

Location: Mount Desert

Media: Photograph

Item 42453

Title: Sailboat in Transition, Pushaw Lake, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Bangor Museum and Center for History

Date: circa 1895

Media: Glass-plate Negative

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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."

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

Grand Falls Expedition party, Labrador, 1891

Bowdoin College Scientific Expedition to Labrador

"The Bowdoin Boys" -- some students and recent graduates -- traveled to Labrador in 1891 to collect artifacts, specimens, and to try to find Grand Falls, a waterfall deep in Labrador's interior.

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Site

Bowdoin group at Negro Island Harbor, Nova Scotia, 1891

Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site

Four men line fishing from a dory, Swan's Island, ca. 1910

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary

A look back at island life in Maine as captured by a team consisting of Swan's Island Educational Society representatives, which encompasses the community's library and historical society, a class from the Swan's Island School, and an Island Fellow from the Island Institute. Exhibit topics examine islanders at work and play, Baird's Quarry, old buildings, and the changing role of women on the island.

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.