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Item 80342

Panorama of Friendship harbor, ca.1910

Contributed by: Friendship Museum

Date: circa 1910

Location: Friendship

Media: Photographic print

Item 31507

Pine Point Boatyard, Scarborough, 1928

Contributed by: Bruce Thurlow through Scarborough Historical Society & Museum

Date: 1928

Location: Scarborough

Media: Photographic print

Item 79341

The Lobster Pot, Old Steamboat wharf, ca. 1945

Contributed by: Friendship Museum

Date: circa 1945

Location: Friendship

Media: Photographic print

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Item 90188

Griffin property, Cliff Island Road, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Stephen H. Griffin

Use: Dwelling & Store

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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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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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W. R. Allan Residence, Dennysville, ca. 1910

Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

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Pine Point Boatyard, Scarborough, 1928

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Maritime Tales: Shipyards and Shipwrecks - Page 1 of 2

Boat Building: Lobster Boats and Skiffs Dory with Twin Girls, Scarborough, ca. 1905Item Contributed byScarborough Historical Society & Museum…

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Open Air Trolley, Scarborough, ca. 1910

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 2 of 4

Some time after Portland became electrified in the 1880s, the horse cars were converted to electrics or “trolleys.” By the early 1900s, electricity…

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John Meeker's Ford, Scarborough Beach, ca. 1903

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 4 of 4

Initially, cars were limited to seasonal use because of poor roads. Few roads were tarred. By 1927, popularity of the automobile forced Scarborough…