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Item 98850

"Rex," Norcross wharf, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Norcross Heritage Trust

Date: circa 1930

Location: Indian Purchase Township No. 3

Media: Photographic print

Item 63053

A summer boat ride, Swan's Island, ca. 1987

Contributed by: Swan's Island Educational Society

Date: circa 1987

Location: Swans Island

Media: Photographic print

Item 100438

Steamboat "Rainbow," Norcross, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Norcross Heritage Trust

Date: circa 1915

Location: Indian Purchase Township No. 3

Media: Photographic print

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Miriam and Donald MacMillan, Greenland, 1947

The Schooner Bowdoin: Ninety Years of Seagoing History

After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner Bowdoin, which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.

Exhibit

Benedict Arnold

Liberty Threatened: Maine in 1775

At Lexington and Concord, on April 19, 1775, British troops attempted to destroy munitions stored by American colonists. The battles were the opening salvos of the American Revolution. Shortly, the conflict would erupt in Maine.

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Site Page

Dale Stockbridge and Galen Turner, Swan's Island, ca. 1965

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Summer Pleasures

… alike enjoyed a picnic at the beach or a ride in a boat. Four friends at Fine Sand Beach, Swan's Island, ca.

Site Page

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Welcome to Swan's Island!

… Coat Harbor X Swan's Island, a six mile ferry ride out of Bass Harbor in Mount Desert Island, is the current home of between 300 and 350 year…

Site Page

Swan's Island softball team, ca. 1978

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Sports

Island teams were formed to ride the donkeys. The community would come to cheer the local teams. It was all great fun (not sure the donkeys would…