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Historical Items

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Item 5427

Maine Chautauqua Union, Fryeburg campgrounds, ca. 1895

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

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

Sagadahoc County through the Eastern Eye

The Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company of Belfast, Maine. employed photographers who traveled by company vehicle through New England each summer, taking pictures of towns and cities, vacation spots and tourist attractions, working waterfronts and local industries, and other subjects postcard recipients might enjoy. The cards were printed by the millions in Belfast into the 1940s.

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

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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