Keywords: Curtis Cove
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1944–1947 Location: Cape Elizabeth Client: Richard S. Chapman Architect: John Howard Stevens and John Calvin Stevens II Architects
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."
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.