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Historical Items

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Item 20594

GAR encampment, Portland, 1887

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1887 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 80702

Wabanaki encampment, Bar Harbor, ca. 1887

Contributed by: Maine Historic Preservation Commission Date: circa 1887 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Albumen print

Item 78949

Indian Encampment at Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ca 1900

Contributed by: Mount Desert Island Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Stereograph

Exhibits

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Home Ties: Sebago During the Civil War

Letters to and from Sebago soldiers who served in the Civil War show concern on both sides about farms and other issues at home as well as concern from the home front about soldiers' well-being.

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Indians at the Centennial

Passamaquoddy Indians from Washington County traveled to Portland in 1920 to take part in the Maine Centennial Exposition. They set up an "Indian Village" at Deering Oaks Park.

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The Public Face of Christmas

Christmas, a Christian holiday observed by many Mainers, has a very public, seasonal face that makes it visible to those of all beliefs.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Indian Encampment

Continue to The Indian Encampment: Behind the Scenes Visit a Slideshow of Treasures from the Wabanaki Encampment A wide variety of baskets…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Indian Encampment: Behind the Scenes

… Indian Encampment: Behind the Scenes Indian encampment, Bar Harbor, 1881Item Contributed byAbbe Museum All the cooking at the Indian…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Indians & Rusticators: Wabanakis & Summer Visitors on Mount Desert Island 1840s-1920s

Wabanaki encampment, Bar Harbor, ca. 1890Item Contributed byAbbe Museum In the olden days, from about 1860 to 1900, I well remember that Indian…

My Maine Stories

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A Maine Family's story of being Prisoners of War in Manila
by Nicki Griffin

As a child, born after the war, I would hear these stories - glad they were finally written down