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Item 79337

Harbor view at low tide, Friendship, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Friendship Museum

Date: circa 1920

Location: Friendship

Media: Glass Negative

Item 30939

Low tide, Old Orchard, 1912

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1912

Location: Old Orchard Beach

Media: Photographic print

Item 33352

Low tide, Lubec, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: circa 1915

Location: Lubec

Media: Photographic print

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Exhibit

Motor Coachmen and their Stanley Cars, Poland Spring, 1911

Auto Racing in Maine: 1911

The novelty of organized auto racing came to Maine in 1911 with a hill-climbing event in Poland and speed racing at Old Orchard Beach. Drivers and cars came from all over New England for these events.

Exhibit

Col. Lindbergh, Old Orchard Beach, 1927

We Saw Lindbergh!

Following his historic flight across the Atlantic in May 1927, aviator Charles Lindbergh commenced a tour across America, greeted by cheering crowds at every stop. He was a day late for his speaking engagement in Portland, due to foggy conditions. Elise Fellows White wrote in her diary about seeing Lindbergh and his plane.

Exhibit

Rockefeller Drive, Mt. Desert Island, ca. 1935

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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Site Page

Temporary trestlework for bridge, Lubec, ca. 1961

Lubec, Maine - Building the Roosevelt Bridge to Campobello - Page 2 of 3

… trestlework extending from the Lubec shore at low tide, the water reflecting the calm before tide reversal.

Site Page

Steamer "Bangor," 1847

John Martin: Expert Observer - Steamer "Bangor," 1847

They made it back to Belfast but ran into low water and fog, delaying their return to Bangor. The steamer was intended as a freight vessel, so there…

Site Page

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Scarborough Marsh: "Land of Much Grass" - Page 1 of 4

In its twice-daily movement, the tide sweeps nutrient-rich water into the ocean and feeds offshore fish and their young.

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Story

Catching live bait with Grandfather

by Randy Randall


We never bought live bait for fishing. Grandfather caught all the minnows and shiners we needed.