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Historical Items

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Item 21176

Mountain Road

Contributed by: Great Harbor Maritime Museum Date: circa 1920 Location: Mount Desert; Bar Harbor Media: Postcard

Item 19208

Horse Cut on Mountain Road, Acadia National Park, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library Date: circa 1930 Media: Postcard

Item 21071

Green Mountain Advertisement

Contributed by: Great Harbor Maritime Museum Date: circa 1885 Location: Bar Harbor; Bar Harbor Media: Ink on paper

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 111598

David A. Calhoun house, Cape Elizabeth, 1904

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1904 Location: Cape Elizabeth Client: David A. Calhoun Architect: John Calvin Stevens

Item 111981

Waterford Library, Waterford, 1937

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1930–1937 Location: Waterford Client: unknown Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Online Exhibits

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Hiking, Art and Science: Portland's White Mountain Club

In 1873, a group of men, mostly from Portland, formed the second known hiking club in the U.S., the White Mountain Club of Portland, to carry out their scientific interests, their love of hiking and camaraderie, and their artistic interests in painting and drawing the features of several of the White Mountains.

Exhibit

Auto Racing in Maine: 1911

The novelty of organized auto racing came to Maine in 1911 with a hill-climbing event in Poland and speed racing at Old Orchard Beach. Drivers and cars came from all over New England for these events.

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Designing Acadia

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.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Green Mountain Railway

Green Mountain Railway Lithograph of Green Mountain Rail Road TrainItem Contributed byGreat Harbor Maritime Museum In the 1880s railways were…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 4 of 4

… abundant undeveloped land and easy access to mountains and the sea are factors that have attracted families and businesses.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Mexico - Page 1 of 3

On the east side of Carr Mountain, near the home of Ben Royal, was a Way Station that had a tie up for horses and lodging for travelers.

My Maine Stories

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Story

In an Old, Abandoned Island House, I Found my Mentor and my Muse
by Robin Clifford Wood

An aspiring writer finds inspiration and a mentor from the past in an old island home.

Story

Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life

Story

The only letter to survive World War II
by Cyrene Slegona

Only one of many letters my father sent to his wife remained after he came home from World War II.