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Historical Items

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Item 100185

Longfellow Garden Club tree planting, Portland, 1957

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1957 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 100480

Champlain Society Camp Asticou Log, Northeast Harbor, 1883

Contributed by: Mount Desert Island Historical Society Date: 1883 Location: Northeast Harbor Media: Bound book, ink on paper

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Champlain Society Camp log, Mount Desert Island, 1881

Contributed by: Mount Desert Island Historical Society Date: 1881 Location: Mount Desert Island Media: Ink on paper with photographs

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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.


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.


Les Raquetteurs

In the early 1600s, French explorers and colonizers in the New World quickly adopted a Native American mode of transportation to get around during the harsh winter months: the snowshoe. Most Northern societies had some form of snowshoe, but the Native Americans turned it into a highly functional item. French settlers named snowshoes "raquettes" because they resembled the tennis racket then in use.

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Longfellow Garden Club

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs

Club, visited Portland in July 1925 for the annual convention. Many guests arrived over the weekend by train at the Grand Trunk Station on India…

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Historic Hallowell - The Hallowell Union Fire Club

The Hallowell Union Fire Club Union Fire Club, Fire Bucket, Hallowell, 1805Hubbard Free Library The Union Fire Club of Hallowell, Maine…

My Maine Stories

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How roses became a big part of my life
by Clarence Rhodes

Clarence Rhodes's experiences growing, exhibiting, and judging roses in Maine and around the world.


My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima


Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey