Keywords: Village improvement society
Historical ItemsView All Showing 2 of 10
Sprinkler wagon, Blue Hill, ca. 1910
Contributed by: Blue Hill Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Blue Hill Media: Photograph on paper
Sargeant Drive, Northeast Harbor, ca. 1905
Contributed by: Mount Desert Island Historical Society Date: circa 1905 Location: Mount Desert Media: Postcard
Wabanaki encampment, Bar Harbor, ca. 1887
Contributed by: Maine Historic Preservation Commission Date: circa 1887 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Albumen print
Online ExhibitsView All Showing 2 of 17
Drawing Together: Art of the Longfellows
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is best know as a poet, but he also was accomplished in drawing and music. He shared his love of drawing with most of his siblings. They all shared the frequent activity of drawing and painting with their children. The extended family included many professional as well as amateur artists, and several architects.
Holding up the Sky: Wabanaki people, culture, history, and art
Learn about Native diplomacy and obligation by exploring 13,000 years of Wabanaki residence in Maine through 17th century treaties, historic items, and contemporary artworks—from ash baskets to high fashion. Wabanaki voices contextualize present-day relevance and repercussions of 400 years of shared histories between Wabanakis and settlers to their region.
A Riot of Words: Ballads, Posters, Proclamations and Broadsides
Imagine a day 150 years ago. Looking down a side street, you see the buildings are covered with posters and signs.
Site PagesView All Showing 2 of 48
Surry by the Bay - Surry Village School
… contributed by Surry Historical Society The Surry Village School opened on December 19, 1872. Herbert Tilden of Lewiston was the first teacher.
Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Railroad into the Village
… those to whom we must now look for the proper improvement of the advantages offered our citizens by the extension of the railroad to this village.
Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Porter Lake
It became a continuing improvement project for several years. In 1963 the public beach was dedicated in memory of the late Milton Raymond Bean, a…