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Contributed by: Swan's Island Educational Society Date: circa 1924 Location: Swan's Island Media: Photographic print
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.
Several Mainers have run for president or vice president, a number of presidents, past presidents, and future presidents have had ties to the state or visited here, and, during campaign season, many presidential candidates and their family members have brought their campaigns to Maine.
In 1924, with Portland was on the verge of profound changes, the Tax Assessors Office undertook a project to document every building in the city -- with photographs and detailed information that provide a unique view into Portland's architecture, neighborhoods, industries, and businesses.
… 73423 infoSwan's Island Educational Society Johnson's or Potato Island with Harry Johnson's boat yard and the Patch Medicinal Oil factory where…
Fritz John Johnson was born on March 24, 1899 in Sweden. Fritz moved to Swan's Island to work at the quarry, and married Evelyn Lora Martin in 1922.