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Keywords: Tents

Historical Items

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Item 50318

YWCA tent, Maine Centennial, Portland, 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1920 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

Item 15616

Walter Mansur and E. B. White, Aroostook Woods, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1895 Media: Photographic print

Item 8335

Tenting Grounds at Old American Thread Bar Mill Grounds

Contributed by: Patten Lumbermen's Museum Date: 1927 Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 37310

158 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: James H McDonald Use: Store & Storage

Exhibits

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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.

Exhibit

A Tale of Two Sailmakers

Camden has been home to generations of fishermen, shipbuilders, sailmakers, and others who make their living through the sea. The lives of two Camden sailmakers, who were born nearly a century apart, became entwined at a small house on Limerock Street.

Exhibit

John Dunn, 19th Century Sportsman

John Warner Grigg Dunn was an accomplished amateur photographer, hunter, fisherman and lover of nature. On his trips to Ragged Lake and environs, he became an early innovator among amateur wildlife photographers. His photography left us with a unique record of the Moosehead Lake region in the late nineteenth century.

Site Pages

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Extra quarry pictures

… Society View of Baird's Quarry stones and tents where the workers would cut their stones to size located at Minturn, Swan's Island around 1900…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Green Mountain Railroad By: Spenser Simis

… 21316 infoAcadia National Park The next day a tent was erected on the lawn and meals were served just two days later.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Indians & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album

… Wabanaki baskets that Rusticators may have encountered in the sales tents of the encampments. Hat Box Basket Penobscot 1850s Ash, indigo

My Maine Stories

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Story

I have thought about Vietnam almost every day for 48 years
by Ted Heselton

Working as a heavy equipment operator in Vietnam

Story

The Wall
by Michael Uhl

What it means to have beaten the odds

Story

Langdon Burton and the Cold, Wet Tourists
by Phil Tedrick

A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman