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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

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


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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.


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.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Cities of Smoke and Soot

Cities of Smoke and Soot Ruins of Somesville neighborhood fire, Saco, 1908 Item 99394 infoMcArthur Public Library It was a sweeping fire…

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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.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Maine Granite Industry-Hall Quarry

… out mail that came from the post office in Somesville. A man named One Arm Pete went down every morning to get the mail and brought it back to the…