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Keywords: Frenchman Bay

Historical Items

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Item 25001

Sunset, Frenchman's Bay, Bar Harbor ca. 1910

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library Date: 1910 Location: Bar Harbor; Seal Harbor Media: Postcard

Item 17470

Frenchman's Bay from Cadillac Mountain, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1935 Media: Postcard

Item 19203

Steamer Moosehead, Bar Harbor, ca. 1911

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library Date: circa 1911 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Postcard

Exhibits

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Luxurious Leisure

From the last decades of the nineteenth century through about the 1920s, vacationers were attracted to large resort hotels that promised a break from the noise, crowds, and pressures of an ever-urbanizing country.

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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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Holding up the Sky: Wabanaki people, culture, history, and art

Learn about Native diplomacy and obligation by exploring 13,000 years of Wabanaki residence in Maine through 17th century treaties, historic items, and contemporary artworks—from ash baskets to high fashion. Wabanaki voices contextualize present-day relevance and repercussions of 400 years of shared histories between Wabanakis and settlers to their region.

Site Pages

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Abbe Museum

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

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Beginnings

… beads and bone flutes found by archaeologists on Frenchman Bay. They also had, and continue to have, a rich oral tradition that explained the world…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Rustication

… train stop was created at Mount Desert Ferry, in Frenchman Bay, from which a steamer ran to Bar Harbor.