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Item 19175

The Tides, Bar Harbor, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library

Date: circa 1920

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: Postcard

Item 54180

Trecartin Tin Shop building, Lubec, 1975

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: 1975

Location: Lubec

Media: Kodachrome slide

Item 31656

Howard W. Middleton shipwreck, Scarborough, August 10, 1897

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum

Date: 1897-08-10

Location: Scarborough

Media: Slide; transparency

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Item 83712

Skillings property, S. Side Sargent Road, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Olive M. Skillings

Use: Summer Dwelling

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Friendship Harbor and the steamboat landing, ca. 1910

Jameson & Wotton Wharf, Friendship

Since 1897, the Jameson & Wotton Wharf in Friendship has been an important addition to the community on Muscongus Bay. The wharf, which is accessible at all tides, was a steamboat stop for many years, as well as important to the lobster business.


Motor Coachmen and their Stanley Cars, Poland Spring, 1911

Auto Racing in Maine: 1911

The novelty of organized auto racing came to Maine in 1911 with a hill-climbing event in Poland and speed racing at Old Orchard Beach. Drivers and cars came from all over New England for these events.


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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Temporary trestlework for bridge, Lubec, ca. 1961

Lubec, Maine - Building the Roosevelt Bridge to Campobello - Page 2 of 3

… at low tide, the water reflecting the calm before tide reversal. The left photo near high tide reveals the water just below the bottom of the…

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Steamer "Bangor," 1847

John Martin: Expert Observer - Steamer "Bangor," 1847

They had not considered the tide -- and the bottom propeller prevented the vessel from getting into Rockland harbor at low tide.

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Four men line fishing from a dory, Swan's Island, ca. 1910

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - -Across the Sea- a history through transportation

… the shores of Swan's Island, but there is a community spirit that survives, as constant as the tides. Come read the history of our island home.

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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.


Cleaning Fish or How Grandfather and Grandmother got by

by Randy Randall

Grandfather and Grandmother subsisted on the fish Grandfather caught, not always legally.