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Item 19155

Eastern Yacht Club Pier, Bar Harbor

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: Postcard

Item 19153

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

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library

Date: circa 1885

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: Postcard

Item 35299

Yacht "Kaska", Biddeford Pool, 1917

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1917

Location: Biddeford

Media: Photographic print

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Item 86713

Club, Merchants Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Yacht Club

Use: Club

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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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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.

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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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Donald Bryant on Rockefeller yacht, Seal Harbor, ca. 1981

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Bryant-Rockefeller

… Donald Bryant on Rockefeller yacht, Seal Harbor, ca. 1981 Item 21571 infoTrenton Cemetery & Keeping Society Donald Bryant seated at the…

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SS Panatoset, Blue Hill, 1907

Blue Hill, Maine - SS Panatoset, Blue Hill, 1907

… Public Library Description SS Panatoset yacht in 1907 near Blue Hill. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory…

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Bar Harbor and Bar Island, ca. 1930

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Twentieth-Century Community Life

Mariners could continue as yacht captains. Indeed, some islanders even took up sailing for their own pleasure.