Keywords: Mt. Desert
Historical ItemsView All Showing 2 of 552
Contributed by: Mt. Desert Island Hospital Date: circa 1920 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Photograph Postcard
Mt. Desert High School, Northeast Harbor, ca. 1950
Contributed by: Great Harbor Maritime Museum Date: circa 1950 Location: Mount Desert Media: Photographic print
Somes Sound, Mt. Desert Island, ca.1900
Contributed by: Great Harbor Maritime Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Mount Desert Media: Photographic print
Architecture & LandscapeView All Showing 2 of 28
A Consolidated High School of Mount Desert, Mount Desert, 1940-1944
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1940–1944 Location: Mount Desert Client: Town of Mount Desert Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell
Village Green restoration plan, Mount Desert, 1999-2000
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1999–2000 Location: Mount Desert Client: Town of Mount Desert Architect: Patrick Chasse; Landscape Design Associates
Thuya Garden, Mount Desert, 1998
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1998 Location: Mount Desert Client: Thuya Land & Garden Preserve Architect: Landscape Design Associates
Online ExhibitsView All Showing 2 of 16
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.
Poland Spring: Summering in Fashion
During the Gilded Age at the end of the nineteenth century, Americans sought to leave increasing urban, industrialized lives for the health and relaxation of the country. The Poland Spring resort, which offered a beautiful setting, healing waters, and many amenities, was one popular destination.
Great Cranberry Island's Preble House
The Preble House, built in 1827 on a hilltop over Preble Cove on Great Cranberry Island, was the home to several generations of Hadlock, Preble, and Spurling family members -- and featured in several books.
Site PagesView All Showing 2 of 87
Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Wartime on Mt. Desert Island
Wartime on Mt. Desert Island Wartime did not pass MDI by. Many of the local men fought in the Revolutionary War and MDI continued to be represented…
Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Economy on Mt. Desert Island
Economy on Mt. Desert Island Mt. Desert Island was also being recognized as a prime location for businesses.
Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Early Years on Mt. Desert Island
Early Years on Mt. Desert Island Higgins Saw Mill, Somesville, 1890 Higgins Saw Mill which is believed to have been located in Somesville.Item…
My Maine StoriesView All Showing 2 of 2
"Mama sings 'get your hands up'": Maria's Diary June 2020
Maria, 7 years old, records impressions of staying with her grandparents in Somesville in June 2020.
A Note from a Maine-American
by William Dow Turner
With 7 generations before statehood, and 5 generations since, Maine DNA carries on.