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Historical Items

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Item 16501

Wood Island Lighthouse, Biddeford, 1994

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

Item 16420

Wood Island Lighthouse, Biddeford, 1951

Contributed by: Friends of Wood Island Lighthouse Date: 1951 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Item 16419

Wood Island Lighthouse, Biddeford, 1944

Contributed by: Friends of Wood Island Lighthouse Date: 1944-03-01 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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.

Exhibit

Bowdoin College Scientific Expedition to Labrador

"The Bowdoin Boys" -- some students and recent graduates -- traveled to Labrador in 1891 to collect artifacts, specimens, and to try to find Grand Falls, a waterfall deep in Labrador's interior.

Exhibit

The Schooner Bowdoin: Ninety Years of Seagoing History

After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner <em>Bowdoin,</em> which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.

Site Pages

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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 - Northeast Harbor: From Rustic to Rusticators

1850 Item 21075 infoGreat Harbor Maritime Museum Although many of the early families of Mt. Desert Island were self sufficient farmers, many…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Northeast Harbor: From Rustic to Rusticators

In 1792, the first church was established at Southwest Harbor, and churches were later built at Manset, Center and Beech Hill.

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