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Item 31082

Fog Horn, Scarborough, ca. 1945

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: circa 1945 Location: Scarborough Media: Aluminum

Item 16447

Fog Bell from Wood Island Lighthouse, Biddeford

Contributed by: Friends of Wood Island Lighthouse Date: 1872 Location: Biddeford Media: Steel

Item 28993

Lighthouse Keeper, Manana Island, 1898

Contributed by: Maine State Museum Date: circa 1898 Location: Monhegan Media: Glass Negative


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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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Lubec, Maine - The Lighthouse at West Quoddy Head

… powered the 19th Century, and eventually fog signals at lighthouses. That shed first housed a hot-air horn, then in 1868 a steam whistle, standard…