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Historical Items

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Item 81710

The Coveside Inn demolition, Christmas Cove, 2006

Contributed by: South Bristol Historical Society Date: 2006 Location: South Bristol Media: Jpeg

Item 11743

Map of Harpswell, 1742

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1742-11-12 Location: Harpswell Media: Ink on paper

Item 5343

Lot #1 in Harpswell, 1743

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1743 Location: Harpswell Media: Ink on paper

Online Exhibits

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Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Depression, War, and Fire

Half of the eastern side of the island was in ashes. But within a few years, new buildings sprang up on the foundations of the old, though this time…

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Historical Overview

Ryder’s Cove, or Sabbathday Harbor as it was known to early sailors as an ideal place to rest on Sundays, became Islesboro’s first summer community.