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Historical Items Showing 3 of 595 View All

Item 19210

Title: Municipal Pier, Bar Harbor, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library

Date: circa 1940

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: Postcard

Item 19155

Title: Eastern Yacht Club Pier, Bar Harbor

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: Postcard

Item 19153

Title: Harbor and Yacht Club Pier, Bar Harbor, ca. 1933

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library

Date: circa 1933

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: Postcard

Tax Records Showing 3 of 38 View All

Item 86868

Address: Storage, Portland Pier, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Proprietors of Portland Pier

Use: Storage

Item 86874

Address: Workshop, Portland Pier, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Proprietors of Portland Pier

Use: Workshop

Item 86858

Address: Office, Portland Pier, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Proprietors of Portland Pier

Use: Office

Exhibits Showing 3 of 10 View All

Exhibit

Cut in Williams Quarry, Rockland, ca. 1875

Promoting Rockland Through a Stereopticon, 1875

Frank Crockett and photographer J.P. Armbrust took stereo views of Rockland's downtown, industry, and notable homes in the 1870s as a way to promote tourism to the town.

Exhibit

 Capt. MacMillan's departure, Wiscasset, 1925

Wiscasset's Arctic Connection

Scientist, author and explorer Donald B. MacMillan established Wiscasset as his homeport for many of the voyages he made to the Arctic region starting in the early 1920s.

Exhibit

Steamboats

Moosehead Steamboats

After the canoe, steamboats became the favored method of transportation on Moosehead Lake. They revolutionized movement of logs and helped promote tourism in the region.

Sites Showing 3 of 8 View All

Site

America's Cup defender 'Ranger' under sail, 1937

Maine Maritime Museum

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site

Ox Cart at N.W. Marston's Store, South Lubec, ca. 1880

Lubec, Maine

A history of the easternmost town in Maine as created by the Lubec Historical Society, Lubec Consolidated School, Lubec Landmarks, and Lubec Memorial Library. Exhibits include the sardine and herring industries, the Sardine Queen, the West Quoddy Head Lighthouse, the 1911 Centennial Celebration, the S. S. Cumberland Steamer, the gold hoax, an important community quilt, a tragic boating accident, and the blizzard of 1934, among others.

Site

Welcome to Strong sign, Strong, ca. 1950

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village

The history of a small western Maine community north of Farmington as told by a team consisting of Strong Historical Society, Strong Elementary School, and Strong Public Library. Exhibit topics include Strong's prominence in the wood products industry (it was once the "Toothpick Capital of the World"), the "Bridge that Changed the Map," schools and educational history, clubs and organizations, "Fly Rod" Crosby, the first Maine guide, and a rich student section related to the Civil War and post-Civil War era in the town.