Keywords: Interior Design
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.
Like many cities in France, Lewiston and Auburn's skylines are dominated by a cathedral-like structure, St. Peter and Paul Church. Now designated a basilica by the Vatican, it stands as a symbol of French Catholic contributions to the State of Maine.
Maine residents kept pace with the dramatic shift in women’s dress that occurred during the short number of years preceding and immediately following World War I. The long restrictive skirts, stiff collars, body molding corsets and formal behavior of earlier decades quickly faded away and the new straight, dropped waist easy-to-wear clothing gave mobility and freedom of movement in tune with the young independent women of the casual, post-war jazz age generation.
Interior plans, Third Parish Church, Bangor, 1865 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description The plans of…
… graceful proportions in both exteriors and interiors. Town historian Eaton commends him for “the many convenient and truly tasteful dwelling houses…
No one from these times has any idea what the inside looks like, and no photographs exist portraying the surely majestic interior design.