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Historical Items

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Item 18524

Wood Island Lighthouse, ca. 1910

Contributed by: An individual through Friends of Wood Island Lighthouse Date: circa 1910 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Item 16418

Wood Island Lighthouse, Biddeford, 1975

Contributed by: Friends of Wood Island Lighthouse Date: 1975-04-04 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Item 16501

Wood Island Lighthouse, Biddeford, 1994

Contributed by: Friends of Wood Island Lighthouse Date: 1994 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 85252

Strout property, E. Side Wood Road, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Alva B. Strout Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 85236

Knight property, S. Side Wood Road, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Perle P. Knight Use: Garage

Item 85249

Condy property, S. Side Wood Road, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Florence B. Condy Use: Summer Dwelling

Exhibits

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Exhibit

Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.

Exhibit

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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Umbazooksus & Beyond

Visitors to the Maine woods in the early twentieth century often recorded their adventures in private diaries or journals and in photographs. Their remembrances of canoeing, camping, hunting and fishing helped equate Maine with wilderness.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Friends of Wood Island Light

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

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Early Years on Mt. Desert Island

… these families farmed, fished, dug clams and sold wood to ships which arrived here from distant places.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Beginnings

Using tools made of stone, bone, wood, and natural plant and animal fibers, they harvested an incredibly diverse range of mammals, birds and fish…

My Maine Stories

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Story

My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima