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Historical Items

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Item 27086

Seaside Hotel Commemorative Plate, ca. 1900

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

Item 27106

Seaside House Napkin Ring, Islesboro. ca. 1900

Contributed by: Islesboro Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Islesboro Media: Wood, varnish

Item 27105

Hotel Register, Islesboro, 1898

Contributed by: Islesboro Historical Society Date: 1898 Location: Islesboro Media: Ink on paper

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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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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Summer Resorts

… House, Seaside Hotel, The Islesborough and Johnson-by-the-Sea. Soon individuals bought their own property, built family cottages and “camps,” and…