Keywords: Stage Island
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.
Lt. William Burrows and Commander Samuel Blyth, commanders of the USS Enterprise and the HMS Boxer, led their ships and crews in Battle in Muscongus Bay on Sept. 5, 1813. The American ship was victorious, but both captains were killed. Portland staged a large and regal joint burial.
A summer resident of Wayne collected more than 3,000 bookplates to honor Maine native and noted opera singer Annie Louise Cary and to support the Cary Memorial Library.
In this exhibit we highlight some major focal points in Performing Arts History on the Island with examples from Early Performances on MDI during the…
Unlike the naked pine-and-paint stage set look of the Star, the Criterion boasted a luxurious art deco design, rich with velvet drapery, silk panels…