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Historical Items

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Item 62161

Campobello Roosevelt Bridge construction, Lubec, 1961

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1961-09-13 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Item 60524

Campobello-Roosevelt Bridge Dedication, Lubec, 1962

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1962-08-13 Location: Lubec Media: Newspaper

Item 62165

Trestle work for the Roosevelt International Bridge, Lubec, 1961

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1961-10-29 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Putting Men to Work, Saving Trees

While many Mainers were averse to accepting federal relief money during the Great Depression of the 1930s, young men eagerly joined the Civilian Conservation Corps, one of President Franklin Roosevelt's most popular programs. The Maine Forest Service supervised the work of many of the camps.

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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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Summer Folk: The Postcard View

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."

Site Pages

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Lubec, Maine - Building the Roosevelt Bridge to Campobello - Page 1 of 3

Roosevelt Memorial bridge, with a fine photograph of James Roosevelt cutting the ribbon. After the ceremony Roosevelt graciously posed for…

Site Page

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - The McCormick house

Roosevelt's 'Fireside Chats.' The house was built around 1845 by Asa Joyce, and although the back section of the house is new the front retains the…

My Maine Stories

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Story

History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

This is a history of one of Portland's oldest local bars