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Historical Items

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Item 7584

Frank Swan's Summer Camp Ca. 1905

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House Date: circa 1905 Location: Madison Media: Photographic print

Item 67582

Mohler-Dewsnap family, Swan's Island, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Swan's Island Educational Society Date: circa 1950 Location: Swans Island Media: Photographic print

Item 7586

Frank Swan's summer camp, music room

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House Date: circa 1905 Location: Madison Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 76984

16 Summer Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Bartley Crowley Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 76987

18 Summer Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Bartley Crowley Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 76992

25 Summer Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Daniel J. Feeney Use: Dwelling - Single family

Exhibits

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Elise Fellows White: Music, Writing, and Family

From a violin prodigy in her early years to an older woman -- mother of two -- struggling financially, Skowhegan native Mary Elise Fellows White remained committed to music, writing, poetry, her extended family -- and living a life that would matter and be remembered.

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Summer Camps

Maine is home to dozens of summer-long youth camps and untold numbers of day camps that take advantage of water, woods, and fresh air. While the children, counselors, and other staff come to Maine in the summer, the camps live on throughout the year and throughout the lives of many of the campers.

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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.

Site Pages

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Summer Resorts

… of the founding families as well as new summer residents who came first as renters, and then bought or built their own seasonal homes.

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Lincoln, Maine - The Stanislaus Family

… on the Stanislaus Family Why did the Stanislaus family live in Lincoln? I think that the Stanislaus family chose to live in Lincoln in the 1920s…

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Historic Hallowell - Ice Harvesting on Cascade Pond ~ A Family Affair

Ice harvesting and storage for summer use was prevalent through the land. In Hallowell the Moore family operated and ice business for several…

My Maine Stories

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Apple Time - a visit to the ancestral farm
by Randy Randall

Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.

Story

How Belfast was the Chicken Capital of the Northeast
by Ralph Chavis

My memories of spending time in Belfast as a child when my father worked in the chicken industry.

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Kim's famous homemade potato donuts
by Kim Smith

Sharing my potato donut memories and recipe