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Historical Items

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Item 21107

Stern Area of Buoy Boat, ca. 1943

Contributed by: Great Harbor Maritime Museum Date: circa 1943 Location: Mount Desert Media: Photographic print

Item 16218

Mace Homestead, Bangor, circa 1861

Contributed by: Eastern Maine Medical Center Date: circa 1861 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Item 16200

Ambulance at Eastern Maine General Hospital

Contributed by: Eastern Maine Medical Center Date: circa 1913 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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The Schooner Bowdoin: Ninety Years of Seagoing History

After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner <em>Bowdoin,</em> which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.

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Great War and Armistice Day

In 1954, November 11 became known as Veterans Day, a time to honor American veterans of all wars. The holiday originated, however, as a way to memorialize the end of World War I, November 11, 1918, and to "perpetuate peace through good will and mutual understanding between nations." Mainers were involved in World War I as soldiers, nurses, and workers on the homefront aiding the military effort.

Exhibit

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.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Bryant-Rockefeller

1981 Item 21571 infoTrenton Cemetery & Keeping Society Donald Bryant seated at the stern of one of the Rockefeller's boats. 1963.

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Historic Hallowell - The Cyclone of 1895

… The stable that was occupied by Simmons and Sterns had gotten crushed like an eggshell. A horse had gotten trapped inside a compartment made by…

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Historic Hallowell - The Cyclone of 1895

… The stable that was occupied by Simmons and Sterns had gotten crushed like an eggshell. A horse had gotten trapped inside a compartment made by…