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Historical Items

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Item 16452

View from the Castle, Southwest Harbor, 1890

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

Item 16456

Deacon's Harbor on Clark Point, Southwest Harbor

Contributed by: Southwest Harbor Public Library Date: 1891-08-12 Location: Southwest Harbor Media: Photographic print

Item 16450

Dirigo Hotel, Southwest Harbor, 1893

Contributed by: Southwest Harbor Public Library Date: 1893-09-04 Location: Southwest Harbor Media: Photographic print

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 110438

Bengur residence base plan, Southwest Harbor, 1986

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1986 Location: Southwest Harbor Client: Bengur, Architect: Patrick Chasse

Item 110476

Felton residence, Southwest Harbor, 1991-1992

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1991–1992 Location: Southwest Harbor Client: Elise Felton, Architect: Landscape Design Associates

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.

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Luxurious Leisure

From the last decades of the nineteenth century through about the 1920s, vacationers were attracted to large resort hotels that promised a break from the noise, crowds, and pressures of an ever-urbanizing country.

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Eye in the Sky

In 1921, Guy Gannett purchased two competing Portland newspapers, merging them under the Portland Press Herald title. He followed in 1925 with the purchase the Portland Evening Express, which allowed him to combine two passions: photography and aviation.

Site Pages

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Southwest Harbor Public Library

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Arriving in Bar Harbor

That changed when store and innkeeper Tobias Roberts built a simple wooden wharf at the end of Main Street in Bar Harbor, making it possible for the…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Cottagers

… the island’s western side—Somesville, Southwest Harbor, Northeast Harbor, and Seal Harbor—followed a different course of development than Bar…