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Item 7584

Title: Frank Swan's Summer Camp Ca. 1905

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House

Date: circa 1905

Location: Madison

Media: Black and white print

Item 67582

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

Contributed by: Swan's Island Educational Society

Date: circa 1950

Location: Swans Island

Media: Black and white photograph

Item 7586

Title: Frank Swan's summer camp, music room

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House

Date: circa 1905

Location: Madison

Media: Photographic print

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Item 76984

Address: 16 Summer Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Bartley Crowley

Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 76987

Address: 18 Summer Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Bartley Crowley

Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 76992

Address: 25 Summer Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Daniel J. Feeney

Use: Dwelling - Single family

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Exhibit

Elise Fellows White, Skowhegan, ca. 1910

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.

Exhibit

Girls playing basketball, Naples, ca. 1930

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.

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.

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Site

Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Store, 1882

Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland

When Peleg Wadsworth built his house in 1785, what is now Congress Street in Portland was on the rural outskirts of the community known as Falmouth. The house passed on to other family members and Portland changed around what remained a family home until 1901, when it became a historic house museum.

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.

Site

Nils and Karna Persson, New Sweden, ca. 1890

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870

A history of Maine's Swedish Colony in Aroostook County. Project partners include Caribou Public Library, Maine Swedish Colony, New Sweden School, New Sweden Historical Society, Nylander Museum, and Stockholm Historical Society. In addition to a substantive history of the Colony generally, exhibit topics cover specific family histories, Olof Nylander, mills and homes in Stockholm, hand tools, railroads, and more.