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Historical Items

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Item 7584

Frank Swan's Summer Camp Ca. 1905

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House Date: circa 1905 Location: Madison Media: Photographic print

Item 67582

Mohler-Dewsnap family, Swan's Island, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Swan's Island Historical Society Date: circa 1950 Location: Swan's Island Media: Photographic print

Item 65214

Mr. and Mrs. Duran with guest, Cousins Island, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Yarmouth Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Yarmouth Media: Photographic Print

Tax Records

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Item 76984

16 Summer Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Bartley Crowley Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 76987

18 Summer Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Bartley Crowley Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 76992

25 Summer Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Daniel J. Feeney Use: Dwelling - Single family

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 110490

Planting plan and garden seat for Fortune Rock, Mount Desert, 1987

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1987 Location: Mount Desert Client: C. Graham Berwind Architect: Landscape Design Associates

Item 116384

Lewis Chase cottage on Squirrel Island, Southport, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Southport Client: Lewis Chase Architect: John Calvin Stevens

Item 116465

Alan Bird house, Rockland, 1915-1953

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1915–1953 Location: Rockland Client: Alan L. Bird Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Online Exhibits

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Elise Fellows White: Music, Writing, and Family

From a violin prodigy in her early years to an older woman -- mother of two -- struggling financially, Skowhegan native Mary Elise Fellows White remained committed to music, writing, poetry, her extended family -- and living a life that would matter and be remembered.


Summer Camps

Maine is home to dozens of summer-long youth camps and untold numbers of day camps that take advantage of water, woods, and fresh air. While the children, counselors, and other staff come to Maine in the summer, the camps live on throughout the year and throughout the lives of many of the campers.


Poland Spring: Summering in Fashion

During the Gilded Age at the end of the nineteenth century, Americans sought to leave increasing urban, industrialized lives for the health and relaxation of the country. The Poland Spring resort, which offered a beautiful setting, healing waters, and many amenities, was one popular destination.

Site Pages

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Lincoln, Maine - The Stanislaus Family

"… on the Stanislaus Family Why did the Stanislaus family live in Lincoln? I think that the Stanislaus family chose to live in Lincoln in the 1920s…"

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Summer Resorts

"… of the founding families as well as new summer residents who came first as renters, and then bought or built their own seasonal homes."

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Historic Clothing Collection - Organdy summer dress, ca. 1863 - Page 1 of 4

"Organdy summer dress, ca. 1863 Contributed by Maine Historical Society Description This simple, plain white, unadorned organdy summer…"

My Maine Stories

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Lloyd LaFountain III family legacy and creating own path
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

Lloyd followed in his family’s footsteps of serving Biddeford and the State of Maine.


Apple Time - a visit to the ancestral farm
by Randy Randall

Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.


"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.