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Historical Items

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Item 74895

Triangle Tourist Home, Lubec, 1975

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1975 Location: Lubec Media: Kodachrome slide

Item 70283

Triangle Tourist Home, Lubec, ca. 1979

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1979 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Item 73714

Tourist postcard, York Beach, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Old York Historical Society Date: circa 1915 Location: York Beach; York Beach Media: Postcard

Tax Records

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Item 32912

Assessor's Record, 518 Washington Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Tourist Accessories Inc. Use: Filling station

Exhibits

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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."

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Luxurious Leisure

From the last decades of the nineteenth century through about the 1920s, vacationers were attracted to large resort hotels that promised a break from the noise, crowds, and pressures of an ever-urbanizing country.

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History in Motion: The Era of the Electric Railways

Street railways, whether horse-drawn or electric, required the building of trestles and tracks. The new form of transportation aided industry, workers, vacationers, and other travelers.

Site Pages

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Northeast Harbor Public Library

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Norcross Heritage Trust

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - MDI and the Fire of 1947

… it is better known with its hotels and B&Bs as a tourist spot while Seal Harbor and Northeast Harbor are now home to the summer population and…

My Maine Stories

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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

Story

What Maine Means to Me
by Nicolette B. Meister

How a friendship created a lifelong love of Maine.