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Historical Items

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Item 100918

Champlain Society camp log, Northeast Harbor, 1884

Contributed by: Mount Desert Island Historical Society Date: 1884 Location: Mount Desert Media: Ink on paper, bound book

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Item 102778

Champlain Society log, Information about Samuel de Champlain, Cambridge, 1882

Contributed by: Mount Desert Island Historical Society Date: 1882 Location: Mount Desert; Cambridge Media: Ink on paper, softbound notebook

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Item 101783

Champlain Society Meetings and Records, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1886-1889

Contributed by: Mount Desert Island Historical Society Date: 1886 - 1889 Location: Mount Desert; Boston; Cambridge Media: book, Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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Holding up the Sky: Wabanaki people, culture, history, and art

Learn about Native diplomacy and obligation by exploring 13,000 years of Wabanaki residence in Maine through 17th century treaties, historic items, and contemporary artworks—from ash baskets to high fashion. Wabanaki voices contextualize present-day relevance and repercussions of 400 years of shared histories between Wabanakis and settlers to their region.

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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.

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State of Mind: Becoming Maine

The history of the region now known as Maine did not begin at statehood in 1820. What was Maine before it was a state? How did Maine separate from Massachusetts? How has the Maine we experience today been shaped by thousands of years of history?

Site Pages

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

The Champlain Society Champlain Society Camp Pemetic, Mount Desert Island, 1881Item Contributed byMount Desert Island Historical Society

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

Society by Catherine Schmitt Creation of the Champlain Society Champlain Society, Mount Desert Island, 1881Item Contributed byMount Desert…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - II. Ripples of change: European exploration & settlement at Winter Harbor - Page 1 of 2

… Martin Pring, Sieur de Monts and Samuel de Champlain noted and mapped the area from 1602-1606. John Smith passed through in 1614.