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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 15420

Portland Yacht Club, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print from glass negative

Tax Records

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Item 86713

Club, Merchants Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Yacht Club Use: Club


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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.


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."


Bookplates Honor Annie Louise Cary

A summer resident of Wayne collected more than 3,000 bookplates to honor Maine native and noted opera singer Annie Louise Cary and to support the Cary Memorial Library.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Rusticators on the Rise

… masquerade balls, musicales and lectures, yachting parties, horse shows, tennis tournaments, and an array of clubs which included swimming, canoe…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Champlain Society - Page 1 of 2

Champlain Club camp and yacht log, Mount Desert Island, 1880Item Contributed byMount Desert Island Historical Society They spent their days sailing…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Islanders At Play

… Contributed bySwan's Island Educational Society Yachts club members and windjammer passengers arrive in Burnt Coat Harbor on the nights of the…