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Historical Items

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Item 27090

Seaside Hotel, Islesboro, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Islesboro Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Islesboro Media: Postcard

Item 28624

Dark Harbor Wharf, Islesboro, 1917

Contributed by: Islesboro Historical Society Date: 1917 Location: Islesboro Media: Photographic print

Item 27021

Crumb Scraper, Islesboro, c. 1910

Contributed by: Islesboro Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Islesboro Media: Silver plate

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."

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Maine Eats: the food revolution starts here

From Maine's iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine's identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine's culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.

Site Pages

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Map of Islesboro

… Map of Islesboro map of Islesboro  X

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Summer Resorts

Islesboro Inn Commemorative Plate, ca. 1900Item Contributed byIslesboro Historical Society Similar to the summer residents of Ryder’s Cove and Hewes…

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Our Resources

History of Islesboro, Maine: 1893-1983, Islesboro Historical Society, 1984. On The Island: Islesboro Recollections, W.