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Historical Items

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Item 81108

Asticou Azalea Garden, Northeast Harbor, ca. 1958

Contributed by: Mount Desert Island Historical Society Date: circa 1958 Location: Mount Desert Media: Photographic print

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 110485

Asticou Azalea Garden shore plan, Mount Desert, 1982-1992

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1982–1992 Location: Mount Desert Client: The Island Foundation Architect: Patrick Chasse; Landscape Design Associates

Item 110435

Kanzeon Zen Center, Bar Harbor, 1988-1989

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1988–1989 Location: Bar Harbor Client: Kanzeon Board Architect: Patrick Chasse; Landscape Design Associates

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Drawing Together: Art of the Longfellows

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is best know as a poet, but he also was accomplished in drawing and music. He shared his love of drawing with most of his siblings. They all shared the frequent activity of drawing and painting with their children. The extended family included many professional as well as amateur artists, and several architects.

Exhibit

MY ISLAND HOME: Verlie Colby Greenleaf of Westport Island

Verlie Greenleaf (1891-1992) bore witness to over a century of Westport Island's history. Many changes occurred during Verlie's 100-year life. Verlie Greenleaf donated photographs, personal notes, and sat for an interview in 1987, all part of the Westport Island History Committee's collection. Her words frame this exhibition, providing a first-person account of her life.

Site Pages

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Site Page

John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 74-138

… Hampden House Bar Bowling alleys Jes Crosman Sands Circus & Caravan Carlton Dancing School Hampden Rifle Co.

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Great Cranberry Island Historical Society

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Old Ell is Born

… move was just to the east of the present day Sand Garden feature in the Asticou Azalea Gardens. During the early part of the 20th century, The Old…

My Maine Stories

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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.

Story

Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR