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Historical Items

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Item 19209

High School, Bar Harbor, ca. 1909

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library Date: circa 1909 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Postcard

Item 17208

Fire in Bar Harbor, ca. 1960

Contributed by: Bar Harbor Fire Department Date: circa 1960 Location: Bar Harbor; Bar Harbor Media: Photographic print

Item 17209

Cottage Street, Bar Harbor, ca. 1960

Contributed by: Bar Harbor Fire Department Date: circa 1960 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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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The Public Face of Christmas

Christmas, a Christian holiday observed by many Mainers, has a very public, seasonal face that makes it visible to those of all beliefs.

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Great War and Armistice Day

In 1954, November 11 became known as Veterans Day, a time to honor American veterans of all wars. The holiday originated, however, as a way to memorialize the end of World War I, November 11, 1918, and to "perpetuate peace through good will and mutual understanding between nations." Mainers were involved in World War I as soldiers, nurses, and workers on the homefront aiding the military effort.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Arriving in Bar Harbor

Arriving in Bar Harbor Bar Harbor steamboat landing, ca. 1885Item Contributed byMaine Historic Preservation Commission Arriving at the Bar

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Bar Harbor Fire Department

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Bar Harbor Historical Society

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My Maine Stories

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History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

This is a history of one of Portland's oldest local bars

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Memories of working at the Criterion Theatre
by Vernon L. Cox

Working as a teenager with projectionest Roy Blake at the Criterion Theater

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The story behind David Moses Bridges' basket
by Patricia Ayala Rocabado

The story behind David Moses Bridges' (1962-2017) birch bark basket