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Historical Items

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Item 22544

Letter concerning deserters, 1756

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1756 Media: Ink on paper

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Item 100500

Frye H. Eastman War of 1812 bounty land claim, Portland, 1858

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1858-10-07 Location: Portland; Bath; Harpswell Media: Ink on paper

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Item 100477

Champlain Society Meeting Records, Mount Desert Island, 1882-1883

Contributed by: Mount Desert Island Historical Society Date: 1882 - 1883 Location: Northeast Harbor Media: Bound book, Ink on paper

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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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400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most debated topics in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people--the Wabanaki--permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.

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The Sanitary Commission: Meeting Needs of Soldiers, Families

The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Original Mount Desert Island Pilot Project (2006)

Student narrative history of Mount Desert Island. Northeast Harbor: From Rustic to Rusticators By: Willie Granston The Granite Industry By: Mark…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - A Short History of Mount Desert Island

… Introduction Granite mountains, Mount Desert, 1837 The granite mountains of Mount Desert Island have been a landmark to voyagers for 10,000…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Savage Family Hotel Page Images -III

… Family Hotel Page Images -III Postcard with Asticou Maine postmark, 1906 Item 81722 infoMount Desert Island Historical Society

My Maine Stories

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Ah, les Fameuse Ployes!
by Alain Ouellette

Growing up in an Acadian French family and eating ployes