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Historical Items

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Item 14452

Women's Tennis Club, Bucksport, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Bucksport Media: Photographic print

Item 79474

Northeast Harbor Tennis Club, ca. 1907

Contributed by: Northeast Harbor Library Date: circa 1907 Location: Northeast Harbor Media: Photographic print

Item 34010

The Homestead, Blue Hill, 1907

Contributed by: Blue Hill Public Library Date: 1907 Location: Blue Hill Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Exhibit

Les Raquetteurs

In the early 1600s, French explorers and colonizers in the New World quickly adopted a Native American mode of transportation to get around during the harsh winter months: the snowshoe. Most Northern societies had some form of snowshoe, but the Native Americans turned it into a highly functional item. French settlers named snowshoes "raquettes" because they resembled the tennis racket then in use.

Exhibit

We Used to be "Normal": A History of F.S.N.S.

Farmington's Normal School -- a teacher-training facility -- opened in 1863 and, over the decades, offered academic programs that included such unique features as domestic and child-care training, and extra-curricular activities from athletics to music and theater.

Exhibit

Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 2 of 4

… and service organizations, including the Gift Club, Senior Citizens Club, Aurora Grange, American Legion, Order of the Eastern Star, Freemasons…

Site Page

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Northeast Harbor: From Rustic to Rusticators

… of the swimming pool, the golf course, and the tennis club. The Village Improvement Society was primarily managed by summer people, but a few local…

Site Page

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Activities for Rusticators

… concert at the Building of the Arts? Play golf or tennis at the Kebo Club? Join the Improved Order of Red Men Society? Visit the Wabanaki…