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Historical Items

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Item 102289

Goat Island Lighthouse, Cape Porpoise, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Brick Store Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Cape Porpoise Media: Glass Negative

Item 25570

Goat Island Light, Kennebunkport, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1940 Location: Kennebunkport Media: Photographic print

Item 7756

Explosion Ticket, Kittery, 1905

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1905-07-22 Location: Kittery; Portsmouth; Kittery; Portsmouth Media: Ink on paper

Online Exhibits

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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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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - More on the Old Ell

… make friends with animals such as dogs, cats, and goats, or learn photography, bee-keeping, or proper broadcasting techniques talking to local…

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Early Settlements

Accordingly, most stayed close to home in small settlements. Visiting from one end of the island to the other was virtually unheard of.

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Blue Hill, Maine - A Real Downeast County Fair

The cattle, sheep, goats, work horses, hogs and poultry on display range from magnificent to humble and show that animal husbandry is not gone from…