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Historical Items

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Item 33469

Roosevelt Bridge dedication program, Lubec, 1962, 1962

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1962-08-13 Location: Lubec Media: Ink on paper, Letterpress printed program

Item 62165

Trestle work for the Roosevelt International Bridge, Lubec, 1961, 1961

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1961-10-29 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Item 62161

Campobello Roosevelt Bridge construction, Lubec, 1961

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1961-09-13 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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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.


Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."


Holding up the Sky: Wabanaki people, culture, history, and art

Learn about Native diplomacy and obligation by exploring 13,000 years of Wabanaki residence in Maine through 17th century treaties, historic items, and contemporary artworks—from ash baskets to high fashion. Wabanaki voices contextualize present-day relevance and repercussions of 400 years of shared histories between Wabanakis and settlers to their region.

Site Pages

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Lubec, Maine - Building the Roosevelt Bridge to Campobello - Page 1 of 3

"… Historical Society James Roosevelt at Roosevelt Bridge dedication, Lubec, 1962 Lubec Historical Society Three days later on August 16 The…"

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Lubec, Maine - Timeline

"… – first gift shop catering to tourists 1962 • Roosevelt International Bridge opens linking Lubec and Campobello Island • West Quoddy Head State…"

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

"The opening of the Roosevelt International Bridge linking Lubec and Campobello in 1962, as well as the establishment of West Quoddy State Park and…"