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Historical Items (57)  |  Tax Records (0)  |  Exhibits (16)  |  Sites (19)  | 

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Item 16580

Title: Main Street looking east, Winter Harbor, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Winter Harbor Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Location: Winter Harbor

Media: Picture postcard

Item 16579

Title: Steam ferry Schoodic, Winter Harbor, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Winter Harbor Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Location: Winter Harbor

Media: Photograph

Item 16581

Title: Winter Harbor Town Hall, ca. 1907

Contributed by: Winter Harbor Historical Society

Date: circa 1907

Location: Winter Harbor

Media: Colored postcard

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Exhibit

Park Street, Portland, 1886

Most Inconvenient Storm

A Portland newspaper wrote about an ice storm of January 28, 1886 saying, "The city of Portland was visited yesterday by the most inconvenient storm of the season."

Exhibit

John Poor, Portland, ca. 1860

J.A. Poor and the Portland-Montreal Connection

John A. Poor's determination in 1845 to bring rail service to Maine and to make Portland the winter port for Montreal, along with the steel foundry he started to build locomotives and many other products, helped boost the economy of Portland the state.

Exhibit

Miriam and Donald MacMillan, Greenland, 1947

The Schooner Bowdoin: Ninety Years of Seagoing History

After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner Bowdoin, which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.

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Site

Grindstone Inn, Winter Harbor, ca. 1930

Winter Harbor Historical Society

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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.

Site

Southwest Harbor Public Library

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