Keywords: Island life
Contributed by: Swan's Island Historical Society Date: 1957 - 1974 Location: Swan's Island Media: Mp3
Verlie Greenleaf (1891-1992) bore witness to over a century of Westport Island's history. Many changes occurred during Verlie's 100-year life. Verlie Greenleaf donated photographs, personal notes, and sat for an interview in 1987, all part of the Westport Island History Committee's collection. Her words frame this exhibition, providing a first-person account of her life.
Little Chebeague Island in Casco Bay was home to recreational facilities and a firefighting school for WWII sailors. The school was part of a Navy effort to have non-firefighting personnel knowledgeable in dealing with shipboard fires.
The Preble House, built in 1827 on a hilltop over Preble Cove on Great Cranberry Island, was the home to several generations of Hadlock, Preble, and Spurling family members -- and featured in several books.
1930 Bar Harbor, as it appeared in 1930.Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society Islanders still fished, but instead of sailing to Labrador, they…
A Short History of Mount Desert Island Introduction Granite mountains, Mount Desert, 1837 The granite mountains of Mount Desert Island have…