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Keywords: Cranberry Isles

Historical Items

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Item 82319

Rachel Field, Arthur Pederson, Cranberry Isles, 1935

Contributed by: Great Cranberry Island Historical Society Date: 1935 Location: Cranberry Isles Media: Digital image

Item 16462

Net reel at Prebles Cove, Cranberry Isles, 1892

Contributed by: Southwest Harbor Public Library Date: 1892 Location: Cranberry Isles Media: Photographic print

Item 82302

Preble House, Great Cranberry Island, 2011

Contributed by: Great Cranberry Island Historical Society Date: 2011 Location: Cranberry Isles Media: Digital image

Online Exhibits

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Great Cranberry Island's Preble House

The Preble House, built in 1827 on a hilltop over Preble Cove on Great Cranberry Island, was the home to several generations of Hadlock, Preble, and Spurling family members -- and featured in several books.

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Rebecca Usher: 'To Succor the Suffering Soldiers'

Rebecca Usher of Hollis was 41 and single when she joined the Union nursing service at the U.S. General Hospital at Chester, Pennsylvania. Her time there and later at City Point, Virginia, were defining experiences of her life.

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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.

Site Pages

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Great Cranberry Island Historical Society

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Northeast Harbor: Rustic to Rusticators

Desert Island, the Cranberry Isles, Bartlett's Island, Robertson's Island and Beech Island. More than 100 men showed up for the first town meeting.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Building Community and Commerce

From the Cranberry Isles, that was seven miles. Baptists added an overland trek to their rowing. This time also saw new settlements.

My Maine Stories

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Story

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.