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Item 80330

Kennebasis Lodge & Camps, Indian Township, ca. 1945

Contributed by: Princeton Public Library

Date: circa 1945

Location: Indian Township

Media: Photographic print

Item 98822

Mt. Ash Inn Cottages, Brooklin, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Penobscot Marine Museum

Date: circa 1930

Location: Brooklin

Media: Glass Negative

Item 66597

The Lodge at Lake Maranacook, Winthrop, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Boston Public Library

Date: circa 1938

Location: Winthrop

Media: Linen texture postcard

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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."

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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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Rockefeller Drive, Mt. Desert Island, ca. 1935

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.

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Workers, woodsmen, guides, Norcross, ca. 1900

Norcross Heritage Trust

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Survey Chart, Islesboro, 1884

Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Historical Overview

Home for some, vacation haven for others, most agree that we are lucky to be part of the island’s on-going history.

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Three skaters at the Quarry Pond, Swans Island, 1949

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Playing at the pond

This water froze over to create a popular skating destination for islanders. After the quarry shut down entirely, its water level remained high…