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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 18525

Sailor the dog rings fog bell, Wood Island Light, ca. 1903

Contributed by: Friends of Wood Island Lighthouse Date: circa 1903 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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.

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Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

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 - Guiding Services for Sport Hunters

… canoes, in which he will take parties to several Islands in the bay and around Mount Desert Island. Carrying sporting parties to places where…

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Lubec, Maine - The Lighthouse at West Quoddy Head

… Alden familiesItem Contributed byWest Quoddy Head Light Keepers Association But wood rots. Salt spray and dominating fog wreaked severe…