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Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library
Date: circa 1920
Location: Bar Harbor
Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society
Media: Kodachrome slide
Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum
Media: Slide; transparency
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Owner in 1924: Olive M. Skillings
Use: Summer Dwelling
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.
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.
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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… 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…
They had not considered the tide -- and the bottom propeller prevented the vessel from getting into Rockland harbor at low tide.
… 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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by Randy Randall
We never bought live bait for fishing. Grandfather caught all the minnows and shiners we needed.
by Randy Randall
Grandfather and Grandmother subsisted on the fish Grandfather caught, not always legally.