Category: Nature & Geography
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Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1900
Location: Fort Kent
Media: Photographic print
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.
The astronomical arrival of winter -- also known as the winter solstice -- marks the year's shortest day and the season of snow and cold. It usually arrives on December 21.
A Portland newspaper wrote about an ice storm of January 28, 1886 saying, "The city of Portland was visited yesterday by the most inconvenient storm of the season."
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Student Narrative of MDI History Mount Desert Island (MDI) has a history that spans back over 6,000 years.
Wartime on Mt. Desert Island Wartime did not pass MDI by. Many of the local men fought in the Revolutionary War and MDI continued to be represented…
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by Jason Howe
Formation of Baxter State Park and the involvement of Burton W. Howe of Patten
by Judy Loeven
The time my neighbor's dog Tyson got away, or so I thought.
by Randy Randall
Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.