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Keywords: Scenic Views

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Item 20624

New Sweden fields, ca. 1938

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society Date: circa 1938 Location: New Sweden Media: Photographic print

Item 81079

Road Signs after re-painting, Northeast Harbor, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Mount Desert Island Historical Society Date: circa 1955 Location: Mount Desert Media: Photographic print

Item 23558

Scenic views, Maine State Sanatorium, Hebron, ca. 1909

Contributed by: Maine Historic Preservation Commission Date: circa 1909 Location: Hebron Media: Engraving


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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."


The Waldo-Hancock Bridge

The Waldo-Hancock Bridge is in the process of being dismantled after over 70 years of service. The Maine State Archives has a number of records related to the history of this famous bridge that are presented in this exhibition.


Student Exhibit: Save the Skowhegan Grange & Granges in General

A brief history of the Grange in Skowhegan, its importance to community history, and a plea to save it from destruction.

Site Pages

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Pownal Scenic and Historical Society

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Charles K. Savage (1903-1979): The View from Asticou - Page 4 of 6

The open and scenic vista from the road, out across the field to the adjacent harbor and views of Asticou Hill, was saved.

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Friendship Museum

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