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Historical Items

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Item 16464

Higgins Saw Mill, Somesville, 1890

Contributed by: Southwest Harbor Public Library Date: 1890 Location: Somesville Media: Photographic print

Item 7780

Looking toward Somesville, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Somesville Media: Photoprint

Item 78947

Village Store and Homes, Somesville, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Mount Desert Island Historical Society Date: circa 1905 Location: Mount Desert Media: Photographic print

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 110472

Pierce residence planting plan, Mount Desert, 1993-1999

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1993–1999 Location: Mount Desert Client: Daniel Pierce Architect: Patrick Chasse; Landscape Design Associates

Item 111353

Miller residence plan and section, Mount Desert, 2003

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 2003 Location: Mount Desert Client: Natalie Miller Architect: Carol A. Wilson; Carol A. Wilson, Architect

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

For the Union: Civil War Deaths

More than 9,000 Maine soldiers and sailors died during the Civil War while serving with Union forces. This exhibit tells the stories of a few of those men.

Exhibit

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.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Permanent Settlement

… log cabin along the shore in what is now known as Somesville. Richardson built his home further down the shore near what is now called the Sound.

Site Page

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Early Years on Mt. Desert Island

Desert Island Higgins Saw Mill, Somesville, 1890 Higgins Saw Mill which is believed to have been located in Somesville.Item Contributed…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Building Community and Commerce

Village Store and Homes, Somesville, ca. 1905Item Contributed byMount Desert Island Historical Society Church services were also first conducted in…

My Maine Stories

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"Mama sings 'get your hands up'": Maria's Diary June 2020
by Maria

Maria, 7 years old, records impressions of staying with her grandparents in Somesville in June 2020.