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Historical Items (102)  |  Tax Records (2)  |  Exhibits (8)  |  Sites (7)  | 

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Item 19155

Title: Eastern Yacht Club Pier, Bar Harbor

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: Postcard

Item 19153

Title: Harbor and Yacht Club Pier, Bar Harbor, ca. 1933

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library

Date: circa 1933

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: Postcard

Item 35299

Title: Yacht "Kaska", Biddeford Pool, 1917

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1917

Location: Biddeford

Media: photograph

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Item 86713

Address: Club, Merchants Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Yacht Club

Use: Club

Item 88202

Address: Randall property, W. Side Island Avenue, Lot 17, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Annie Randall

Use: Dwelling

Exhibits Showing 3 of 8 View All

Exhibit

Steamboats

Moosehead Steamboats

After the canoe, steamboats became the favored method of transportation on Moosehead Lake. They revolutionized movement of logs and helped promote tourism in the region.

Exhibit

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."

Exhibit

Jewett corn label, Norridgewock, ca. 1920

Canning: A Maine Industry

Maine's corn canning industry, as illuminated by the career of George S. Jewett, prospered between 1850 and 1950.

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Site

Village of Somesville, ca. 1918

Mount Desert Island Historical Society

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

Site

Survey Chart, Islesboro, 1884

Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay

A history of one of Maine’s many populated islands. The site was created by a team consisting of representatives from Islesboro Historical Society, Islesboro Central School, and the Alice L. Pendleton Library. Early settlements, businesses and cottage industries, schools, water transportation, and summer resorts are the topics covered.

Site

Dedication of monument to Blue Hill's founders, 1910

Blue Hill, Maine

The history of a small, but vibrant, Downeast village as told by an array of local institutions and organizations. Site contributors include Blue Hill Historical Society, Blue Hill Public Library, Blue Hill Consolidated School, George Stevens Academy, the Bay School, and the Jonathan Fisher House. Some of the topics covered include the arts, Jonathan Fisher, the Blue Hill Fair, Rusticators, the Civil War, education, and shipbuilding.