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Item 19153

Harbor and Yacht Club Pier, Bar Harbor, ca. 1933

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library Date: circa 1885 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Postcard

Item 79553

Christmas Cove, the Holly Inn and the Boston Yacht Club, ca 1917

Contributed by: South Bristol Historical Society Date: circa 1915 Location: South Bristol Media: Postcard

Item 66328

View from the Yacht Club, Boothbay Harbor, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Boston Public Library Date: circa 1938 Location: Boothbay Harbor Media: Linen texture postcard


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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.


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."


Drawing Together: Art of the Longfellows

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is best know as a poet, but he also was accomplished in drawing and music. He shared his love of drawing with most of his siblings. They all shared the frequent activity of drawing and painting with their children. The extended family included many professional as well as amateur artists, and several architects.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Champlain Society - Page 1 of 2

Champlain Club camp and yacht log, Mount Desert Island, 1880Item Contributed byMount Desert Island Historical Society They spent their days sailing…

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Summer Resorts

First Tarratine Golf Club, Islesboro, ca. 1912Item Contributed byIslesboro Historical Society For more than a century, as the summer communities…

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Blue Hill, Maine - Discover the Story of Blue Hill - Page 3 of 4

The local yacht club began in 1920 with Dr. Seth Milliken’s purchase of two Brutal Beasts for his children and their cousins.