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Historical Items

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Item 19221

Sand Beach on Ocean Drive

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library Date: circa 1910 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Postcard

Item 66280

Sand Beach, Bar Harbor, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Boston Public Library Date: circa 1938 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Linen texture postcard

Item 27761

Boat of sand, Biddeford Pool, 1916

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1916 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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We Saw Lindbergh!

Following his historic flight across the Atlantic in May 1927, aviator Charles Lindbergh commenced a tour across America, greeted by cheering crowds at every stop. He was a day late for his speaking engagement in Portland, due to foggy conditions. Elise Fellows White wrote in her diary about seeing Lindbergh and his plane.


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.


Umbazooksus & Beyond

Visitors to the Maine woods in the early twentieth century often recorded their adventures in private diaries or journals and in photographs. Their remembrances of canoeing, camping, hunting and fishing helped equate Maine with wilderness.

Site Pages

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Aviation

The hard-packed sand surface provided a landing strip and runway for the post war craze of flying. It was also an ideal landing spot for long…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Summer Pleasures

Four friends at Fine Sand Beach, Swan's Island, ca. 1920Swan's Island Historical Society Young and old loved to spend time at the beach.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Welcome to Swan's Island!

… and turns of these island lives, and find out for yourself which stories are 'history' and which live on! Fine Sand beach, Swan's Island X

My Maine Stories

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Ogunquit Beach Sonnet
by Shannon Schooley

Sonnet written for school when I was 12 years old.


Peace in Maine
by Rebekah Tower

My story is about my family vacations to Maine when I was growing up.


Water is Music
by P Leone

Throughout her life water has played an important part