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Historical Items (11)  |  Tax Records (1)  |  Exhibits (9)  |  Sites (13)  | 

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Item 7587

Title: Kitchen, Swan summer camp, Lake Wesserunsett, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House

Date: circa 1905

Location: Madison

Media: Photographic print

Item 79491

Title: House of "Squire" Samuel Tarbox, Westport, ca. 1845

Contributed by: Westport Island History Committee

Date: circa 1845

Location: Westport Island

Media: black and white photograph

Item 81729

Title: Harbourside Inn, Northeast Harbor, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Mount Desert Island Historical Society

Date: circa 1955

Location: Mount Desert Island

Media: Postcard

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Item 89292

Address: MacDonald property, West End Fern Avenue on Land of Littlejohn, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Delia MacDonald

Use: Summer Dwelling

Exhibits Showing 3 of 9 View All

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

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.

Exhibit

Dee's Ice Cream Pint, Brunswick, ca. 1950

How Sweet It Is

Desserts have always been a special treat. For centuries, Mainers have enjoyed something sweet as a nice conclusion to a meal or celebrate a special occasion. But many things have changed over the years: how cooks learn to make desserts, what foods and tools were available, what was important to people.

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Site

Skolfield Women, Brunswick, ca. 1900

Pejepscot Historical Society

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Site

E.S.N.S. 'Echo' staff, Castine, 1900

Wilson Museum

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Site

Somes Sound, Mt. Desert Island, ca.1900

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature

Highlights from the history of what is perhaps the most popular tourist destination in Maine. The site was created by a partnership between MDI High School, Mount Desert Elementary School, and a number of supporting organizations: Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor Historical Society, the Jesup Memorial Library, Great Harbor Maritime Museum, and the Maine Granite Industry Historical Society. Exhibits cover Northeast Harbor, the Granite industry, Bar Harbor’s Building of Arts, the Green Mountain Railway, the Bryants and the Rockefellers, and steamboats.