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Historical Items

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Item 18942

Mt. Desert Bridge, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library Date: circa 1920 Location: Bar Harbor; Trenton Media: Postcard

Item 19223

Unfinished Bridge on Carriage Trail, ca. 1925

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library Date: circa 1925 Location: Bar Harbor; Mount Desert Media: Postcard

Item 15620

House on Trenton Bridge, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Trenton Cemetery & Keeping Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Trenton Media: Postcard

Online Exhibits

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Lt. Charles Bridges: Getting Ahead in the Army

Sgt. Charles Bridges of Co. B of the 2nd Maine Infantry was close to the end of his two years' enlistment in early 1863 when he took advantage of an opportunity for advancement by seeking and getting a commission as an officer in the 3rd Regiment U.S. Volunteers.


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.


Luxurious Leisure

From the last decades of the nineteenth century through about the 1920s, vacationers were attracted to large resort hotels that promised a break from the noise, crowds, and pressures of an ever-urbanizing country.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Founding of Acadia National Park

"… Acadia National Park George B. Dorr, Mount Desert Island, ca 1940 George Dorr said of Acadia National Park, "The spirit and mind of man will…"

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Granite and Ice Industries

"1890 Men at work in Hall Quarry. Stone from Mount Desert Island was loaded directly onto boats in the deep water of Somes Sound and shipped to cities…"

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Building Community and Commerce

"It included all of Mount Desert Island, as well as the Cranberries and Bartlett's and some smaller islands."