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Historical Items

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Item 14446

Kebo Valley Golf Club, Bar Harbor, circa 1900

Contributed by: Bar Harbor Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Postcard

Item 51717

Girl playing golf, Fairfield, ca.1930

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: circa 1930 Location: Fairfield Media: Photographic print

Item 7127

Golfers on the Lake Kezar Golf course, ca. 1924

Contributed by: Lovell Historical Society Date: circa 1924 Location: Lovell Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Poland Spring: Summering in Fashion

During the Gilded Age at the end of the nineteenth century, Americans sought to leave increasing urban, industrialized lives for the health and relaxation of the country. The Poland Spring resort, which offered a beautiful setting, healing waters, and many amenities, was one popular destination.

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Good Will-Hinckley: Building a Landscape

The landscape at the Good Will-Hinckley campus in Fairfield was designed to help educate and influence the orphans and other needy children at the school and home.

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Hannibal Hamlin of Paris Hill

2009 marked the bicentennials of the births of Abraham Lincoln and his first vice president, Hannibal Hamlin of Maine. To observe the anniversary, Paris Hill, where Hamlin was born and raised, honored the native statesman and recalled both his early life in the community and the mark he made on Maine and the nation.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Building of Arts: By Josh Howie

… behind the fourth green on Kebo Valley club golf course not just because of the beautiful mountain view, but also the “quiet seclusion and freedom…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Rusticators come to MDI

… individuals built their own clubs, such as Kebo Golf Course and buildings, such as the Building of Arts, in Eden.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Northeast Harbor: From Rustic to Rusticators

… helped in the direction of the swimming pool, the golf course, and the tennis club. The Village Improvement Society was primarily managed by summer…