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Item 31701

Audubon Nature Center, Scarborough, ca. 1972

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum

Date: circa 1972

Location: Scarborough

Media: Photographic print

Item 17432

Audubon Nature Camp, Medomak, ca. 1939

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1939

Location: Medomak

Media: Postcard

Item 81112

John D. Rockefeller Jr. letter to Charles K. Savage, Northeast Harbor, 1957

Contributed by: Mount Desert Island Historical Society

Date: 1957

Location: Mount Desert; Mount Desert Island

Media: ink on paper

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Item 49985

Assessor's Record, 18-28 Elm Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Natural History Society

Use: Land only

Exhibits Showing 3 of 89 View All

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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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George French dorm room, Bates College, ca. 1901

Maine Through the Eyes of George W. French

George French, a native of Kezar Falls and graduate of Bates College, worked at several jobs before turning to photography as his career. He served for many years as photographer for the Maine Development Commission, taking pictures intended to promote both development and tourism.

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Loading ice, Presque Isle Stream, 1946

Ice: A Maine Commodity

Maine's frozen rivers and lakes provided an economic opportunity. The state shipped thousands of tons of ice to ports along the East Coast and to the West Indies that workers had cut and packed in sawdust for shipment or later use.

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Chatwold, Bar Harbor, ca. 1900

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Cottagers

… cottagers and visitors who were inclined toward nature and artistic or intellectual pursuits. Overall, their homes and hotels were less extravagant…

Site Page

Louisburg Hotel, Bar Harbor, ca. 1900

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Inns

… Off-season, Ted worked in the woods and turned natural materials into items to sell: “My dad used to do quillwork when I was a boy – and I always…

Site Page

Glooskap and Keanke spearing the whale

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Beginnings

… traditional knowledge, language, and other natural sciences create a picture of Wabanaki life here before the arrival of Europeans.

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Catching live bait with Grandfather

by Randy Randall


We never bought live bait for fishing. Grandfather caught all the minnows and shiners we needed.

Story

Ogunquit Beach Sonnet

by Shannon Schooley


Sonnet written for school when I was 12 years old.

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Langdon Burton and the Cold, Wet Tourists

by Phil Tedrick


A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman