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Historical Items

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Item 19155

Eastern Yacht Club Pier, Bar Harbor, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library Date: circa 1900 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Postcard

Item 19153

Harbor and Yacht Club Pier, Bar Harbor, ca. 1933

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library Date: circa 1885 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Postcard

Item 35299

Yacht "Kaska," Biddeford Pool, 1917

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1917 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 86713

Club, Merchants Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Yacht Club Use: Club

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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Moosehead Steamboats

After the canoe, steamboats became the favored method of transportation on Moosehead Lake. They revolutionized movement of logs and helped promote tourism in the region.

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Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

Site Pages

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Blue Hill, Maine - SS Panatoset, Blue Hill, 1907

… Public Library Description SS Panatoset yacht in 1907 near Blue Hill. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Twentieth-Century Community Life

Mariners could continue as yacht captains. Indeed, some islanders even took up sailing for their own pleasure.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Rusticators on the Rise

… masquerade balls, musicales and lectures, yachting parties, horse shows, tennis tournaments, and an array of clubs which included swimming, canoe…