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Item 15272

Coastal Artillery Corps, Fort McKinley, 1909

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1909 Location: Portland; Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 19199

"McKinley, Maine - Looking down Bass Harbor." ca. 1910

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library Date: circa 1910 Location: McKinley; Bass Harbor Media: Postcard

Item 13750

Camp Hasbrook, Fort McKinley, 1903

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1903 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Presidents and Campaigns

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.


Portland Hotels

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.


World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.

Site Pages

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Stores

… in Minturn, stopped at nearby Frenchboro, then McKinley (now known as Bass Harbor, on Mount Desert Island), and returned to Swan’s Island in the…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Groups, Clubs & Organizations - Page 2 of 3

… Presidents Grant, Hayes, Garfield, Harrison, and McKinley. Veterans provided a local relief fund for needy veterans, widows, and orphans.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Grand Army of the Republic

… was enrolled, including five American presidents: McKinley, Harrison, Grant, Hayes, and Garfield. To be in the G.A.R. you had to wear a uniform.