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Historical Items Showing 3 of 1927 View All

Item 63065

Swan's Islanders recount their Island childhoods, 1930-1960

Contributed by: Swan's Island Educational Society

Date: 1930 - 1960

Location: Swans Island

Media: mp3

Item 61851

Theo Buswell May talks about farm life, Swans Island, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Swan's Island Educational Society

Date: circa 1940

Location: Swans Island

Media: mp3

Item 61854

Albert Buswell telling about sheep shearing on Swans Island, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Swan's Island Educational Society

Date: 1940 - 1949

Location: Swans Island

Media: mp3

Tax Records Showing 3 of 1994 View All

Item 68566

Cushing's Island Hotel & Realty Company property, Cushing's Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Cushing's Island Hotel & Realty Company

Use: Cottage

Item 68567

Cushing's Island Hotel & Realty Company property, Cushing's Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Cushing's Island Hotel & Realty Company

Use: Cottage

Item 68568

Cushing's Island Hotel & Realty Company property, Cushing's Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Cushing's Island Hotel & Realty Company

Use: Cottage

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Instructors building, Little Chebeague Island, 1947

Navy Firefighting School, Little Chebeague Island

Little Chebeague Island in Casco Bay was home to recreational facilities and a firefighting school for WWII sailors. The school was part of a Navy effort to have non-firefighting personnel knowledgeable in dealing with shipboard fires.

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Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House, Westport Island, ca. 1858

Mural mystery in Westport Island's Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House

The Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House, a well-preserved Greek Revival house on Westport Island, has a mystery contained within--a panoramic narrative mural. The floor-to-ceiling mural contains eight painted panels that create a colorful coastal seascape which extends through the front hallway and up the stairwell. The name of the itinerant painter has been lost over time, can you help us solve the mystery of who he or she was?

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Preble House, Great Cranberry Island, ca. 1895

Great Cranberry Island's Preble House

The Preble House, built in 1827 on a hilltop over Preble Cove on Great Cranberry Island, was the home to several generations of Hadlock, Preble, and Spurling family members -- and featured in several books.

Site Pages Showing 3 of 381 View All

Site Page

Somes Sound, Mt. Desert Island, ca.1900

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Wartime on Mt. Desert Island

Wartime on Mt. Desert Island Wartime did not pass MDI by. Many of the local men fought in the Revolutionary War and MDI continued to be represented…

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The Roscoe B. Jackson Memorial Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ca. 1960

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Development of an Island-wide Identity

In 1968, the schools were united in a consolidated Mount Desert Island High School. The old loyalties did not disappear right away, but in time, the…

Site Page

Somes Sound, Mt. Desert Island, ca.1900

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Original Mount Desert Island Pilot Project (2006)

Student narrative history of Mount Desert Island. Northeast Harbor: From Rustic to Rusticators By: Willie Granston The Granite Industry By: Mark…

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 8 View All

Story

Learning to fly and instructing cadets at West Point during WWII

by Vera Cleaves


West Point during World War II

Story

Mosher family history and my career at S.D. Warren

by Abbott Mosher


My family settled the Westbrook region and I am a 4th generation paper maker at S.D. Warren.

Story

My Italian grandparents and visiting their homeland

by Sherry Judd


A story about my Italian ancestors in Maine and how I found my family in Italy.