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Historical Items

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Item 102359

R.M.S "Scythia" travel log card, September, 1927

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1927-09-08 Location: Boston; La Havre Media: Print on paper

Item 102348

Breakfast menu on the R.M.S. Carmania, October, 1927

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1927-10-05 Location: London; Boston Media: Ink on paper

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Item 7060

Windjammer, Camden, 1941

Contributed by: Camden Public Library Date: 1941-05-15 Location: Camden Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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A Town Is Born: South Bristol, 1915

After being part of the town of Bristol for nearly 150 years, residents of South Bristol determined that their interests would be better served by becoming a separate town and they broke away from the large community of Bristol.


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.


Navy Firefighting School, Little Chebeague Island

Little Chebeague Island in Casco Bay was home to recreational facilities and a firefighting school for WWII sailors. The school was part of a Navy effort to have non-firefighting personnel knowledgeable in dealing with shipboard fires.

Site Pages

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Summer Pleasures

… is of Normie Burns taking islanders out for a cruise and dinner or lunch in Stonington or Isle Au Haut.

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Surry by the Bay - Nineteenth Century

Cruising down the Neck minus their headlights, the drivers would secure their cargo, and slip away towards Bangor and Mount Desert Island.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - RESOURCES

1 Jan 2010. (N) Hendrick, Peg. "Rumery Boats Cruise the World." Biddeford-Saco Journal (Biddeford, Me.) 6 Apr. 1968: A1. Print. (S) Lawton, R.J.

My Maine Stories

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An enjoyable conference, Portland 2021
by John C. Decker, Danville, Pennsylvania

Some snippets from a 4-day conference by transportation historians in Portland, September 7-11, 2021