Keywords: Coastal road
Historical ItemsView All Showing 2 of 11
Dorrity Stagecoach, Blue Hill, ca. 1910
Contributed by: Blue Hill Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Blue Hill Media: Photographic print
Sargeant Drive, Northeast Harbor, ca. 1905
Contributed by: Mount Desert Island Historical Society Date: circa 1905 Location: Mount Desert Media: Postcard
Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1870 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print
Online ExhibitsView All Showing 2 of 17
Maine Streets: The Postcard View
Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.
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.
Liberty Threatened: Maine in 1775
At Lexington and Concord, on April 19, 1775, British troops attempted to destroy munitions stored by American colonists. The battles were the opening salvos of the American Revolution. Shortly, the conflict would erupt in Maine.
Site PagesView All Showing 2 of 27
Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Roads: From Footpaths to Super Highway
From there County Road went to the meadow onto Eastern Road, part of the Eastern Trail today, then meandered up over Scottow’s Hill and down the…
Maine's Road to Statehood - Overview: Road to Statehood
… grew over the next century, particularly in coastal towns. After the American Revolution achieved independence for the United States, the District…
Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering - Page 1 of 4
Scarborough men have engaged primarily in coastal fishing, particularly clams and lobsters. As a second job, some lobstermen operated fishing party…
My Maine StoriesView All Showing 2 of 2
A first encounter with Bath and its wonderful history
by John Decker
Visiting the Maine Maritime Museum as part of a conference
In an Old, Abandoned Island House, I Found my Mentor and my Muse
by Robin Clifford Wood
An aspiring writer finds inspiration and a mentor from the past in an old island home.