Keywords: Island House Hotel
Since the establishment of the area's first licensed hotel in 1681, Portland has had a dramatic, grand and boisterous hotel tradition. The Portland hotel industry has in many ways reflected the growth and development of the city itself. As Portland grew with greater numbers of people moving through the city or calling it home, the hotel business expanded to fit the increasing demand.
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.
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.
Ocean View Hotel Ocean View Hotel porch, Swan's Island, ca. 1900Item Contributed bySwan's Island Educational Society The Ocean View Hotel was…
Savage Family Hotel Page Images -III The Yellow House, Northeast Harbor, ca. 1923 Item 81721 infoMount Desert Island Historical Society…
McCormick house 2012 X The following people lived in (if not owned) this home throughout its long history: Warren Sprague, Willy 'Jack'…