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Historical Items (2240)  |  Tax Records (49)  |  Exhibits (51)  |  Sites (25)  | 

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Item 6493

Title: Camping, Rockwood, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1940

Location: Rockwood; Rockwood

Media: Photoprint

Item 10153

Title: Waterfront, Camp Runoia, 1951

Contributed by: Camp Runoia

Date: 1951

Location: Belgrade Lakes

Media: Photograph

Item 17581

Title: Camping lantern, ca. 1937

Contributed by: L.L.Bean Corporate Archives

Date: circa 1937

Location: Freeport

Media: Metal, glass

Tax Records Showing 3 of 49 View All

Item 58314

Address: Camp, Hobart Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: George C. Waltman

Use: Camp

Item 58315

Address: Camp, Hobart Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William R. Swallow

Use: Camp

Item 57435

Address: Assessor's Record, Camp, Hampton Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Annie Farnham

Use: Camp

Exhibits Showing 3 of 51 View All

Exhibit

Girls playing basketball, Naples, ca. 1930

Summer Camps

Maine is home to dozens of summer-long youth camps and untold numbers of day camps that take advantage of water, woods, and fresh air. While the children, counselors, and other staff come to Maine in the summer, the camps live on throughout the year and throughout the lives of many of the campers.

Exhibit

Cook house and crew, Maine woods

Cooks and Cookees: Lumber Camp Legends

Stories and tall tales abound concerning cooks and cookees -- important persons in any lumber camp, large or small.

Exhibit

Dining hall at Camp Winnebago, 1957

Songs of Winnebago

An enduring element of summer camps is the songs campers sing around the campfire, at meals, and on many other occasions. Some regale the camp experience and others spur the camp's athletes on to victory.

Sites Showing 3 of 25 View All

Site

Waterfront, Camp Runoia, 1951

Camp Runoia

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Site

Camp Winnebago recording of Carry On

Camp Winnebago

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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.