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Historical Items

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Item 19218

Village Green In Bar Harbor

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library Date: circa 1915 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Postcard

Item 6554

Green Acre's tent village, Eliot, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Eliot Baha'i Archives Date: circa 1900 Location: Eliot Media: Phototransparency

Item 78873

Hotel Florence, Bar Harbor, ca. 1975

Contributed by: Mount Desert Island Historical Society Date: circa 1975 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Postcard


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In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.


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.


Farm-yard Frames

Throughout New England, barns attached to houses are fairly common. Why were the buildings connected? What did farmers or families gain by doing this? The phenomenon was captured in the words of a children's song, "Big house, little house, back house, barn," (Thomas C. Hubka <em>Big House, Little House, Back House, Barn, the Connected Farm Buildings of New England,</em> University Press of New England, 1984.)

Site Pages

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - North New Portland Village Schools

The green school remained a grammar school until it ceased February, 1966. Sometime in the 1970's it became the Fernwood Grange Hall.

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Naples Historical Society

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Early 1800s

… in 1806, merchants and traders, including Ballard Green, Eli Merrill, John Paine, and Patrick Keegan continued to carry on extensive business in…

My Maine Stories

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My story about tours of duty in Vietnam
by Maynard Bradley

I served in the Army Special Forces as a Green Beret, it still effects me today.


Growing up DownEast
by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast


A Maine Family's story of being Prisoners of War in Manila
by Nicki Griffin

As a child, born after the war, I would hear these stories - glad they were finally written down