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Historical Items

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Item 17876

Fishing in the Old Days, Swan's Island Harbor

Contributed by: Swan's Island Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Swan's Island Media: Photographic print

Item 17877

Factory Workers from Swan's Island, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Swan's Island Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Swan's Island Media: Photographic print

Item 63057

Day on a boat, Swans Island, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Swan's Island Historical Society Date: circa 1940 Location: Swan's Island Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Bowdoin College Scientific Expedition to Labrador

"The Bowdoin Boys" -- some students and recent graduates -- traveled to Labrador in 1891 to collect artifacts, specimens, and to try to find Grand Falls, a waterfall deep in Labrador's interior.

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Maine Eats: the food revolution starts here

From Maine's iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine's identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine's culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.

Site Pages

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

Welcome to Swan's Island! Burnt Coat Harbor X Swan's Island, a six mile ferry ride out of Bass Harbor in Mount Desert Island, is the current…

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

… boats, soon thereafter, would come into Burnt Coat Harbor and collect brick sized cut stone. Quarry rails, Swan's Island, ca.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Salmon industry

It was located on the shore of Burnt Coat Harbor in Minturn. Fish factory worker, Marion Stinson, Swan's Island, ca.