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Historical Items

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Item 21052

Rock End Hotel Area, Northeast Harbor, ca. 1886

Contributed by: Great Harbor Maritime Museum Date: circa 1886 Location: Mount Desert Media: Photographic print

Item 21720

Northeast Harbor Fleet Office, Main Street, Northeast Harbor

Contributed by: Great Harbor Maritime Museum Date: circa 1940 Location: Mount Desert Media: Photographic print

Item 21171

Lower Main Street, Northeast Habor, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Great Harbor Maritime Museum Date: circa 1905 Location: Mount Desert Media: Photographic print

Lesson Plans

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Lesson Plan

Longfellow Meets German Radical Poet Ferdinand Freiligrath

Grade Level: 9-12 Content Area: Social Studies, English Language Arts
Suitable for upper level literature classes prepared to discuss the slavery controversy in ante-bellum America and the role of American literature as a vehicle of social criticism. A background in the rise of political radicalism in Germany and France leading up to the revolutions of 1848 is suggested but not required.

Lesson Plan

The American Wilderness? How 19th Century American Artists Viewed The Separation Of Civilization And Nature

Grade Level: 9-12 Content Area: Social Studies, Visual & Performing Arts
Students will learn to connect literature to the culture and historical context to which it belongs. They will also be able to recognize and explore the role that ethnocentrism played in relationships between American settlers and native peoples.

Lesson Plan

Integration of Longfellow's Poetry into American Studies

Grade Level: 9-12 Content Area: English Language Arts, Social Studies
Students and teachers will examine Longfellow's ability to express universality of human emotions/experiences as well as looking at the patterns he articulates in history that are applicable well beyond his era. With each poem, students will explore a common set of central guiding questions.