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Keywords: Campgrounds

Historical Items

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Item 5427

Maine Chautauqua Union, Fryeburg campgrounds

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1895 Location: Fryeburg Media: Glass Negative

Item 13862

Littleton Campground Tabernacle, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1930 Location: Littleton Media: Photographic print

Item 13861

Littleton Campground Boarding House, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1930 Location: Littleton Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Exhibit

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."

Exhibit

John P. Sheahan, 1st Maine Cavalry, 31st Maine Infantry

John P. Sheahan of Dennysville served in the 1st Maine Cavalry from August 1862 until March 1864 when he was commissioned as a lieutenant in Co. E of the 31st Maine Infantry. His letters reveal much about the life of a soldier, including political views and thoughts about the war.

Exhibit

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.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Millerite camp meeting, Orrington, 1844

… learned about the meeting and went to the campground to observe. He drew the picture in 1864 and included it on page 199 of the Journal he wrote…

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Acadia National Park

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