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Item 29443

Summer Street, Lubec, ca. 1907

Contributed by: An individual through Lubec Historical Society

Date: circa 1907

Location: Lubec

Media: Postcard

Item 101516

The Hermitage, Fortune's Rocks, 1915

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1915

Location: Biddeford

Media: Glass Negative

Item 79552

Clubhouse and tennis courts, Christmas Cove, ca. 1910

Contributed by: South Bristol Historical Society

Date: circa 1910

Location: South Bristol

Media: Postcard

Tax Records Showing 3 of 41 View All

Item 85200

Residence, Little Chebeague Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mary C. Haskell

Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 87185

Mitchell Residence, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Ethel M. Mitchell

Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 85202

Phillip Sawyer Residence, Little Chebeague Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Phillip B. Sawyer

Use: Summer Dwelling

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Bowdoin College baseball team, ca. 1896

Summer's Favorite Game

Baseball often is called the National Pastime. For many people, baseball is encountered in the backyard and down the street, a game played by a few or the full contingent of a team.


Northport Hotel, ca. 1900

Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."


Rosamond Weston Eddy bookplate, ca. 1925

Bookplates Honor Annie Louise Cary

A summer resident of Wayne collected more than 3,000 bookplates to honor Maine native and noted opera singer Annie Louise Cary and to support the Cary Memorial Library.

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Site Page

Highlighting Historical Hampden - Summer Street

The residences of Summer Street reflect Hampden’s 19th century wealth, for Hampden was a place of increasing industrialization.

Site Page

Seaside House Key Tag, Islesboro, ca. 1900

Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Summer Resorts

The Dark Harbor summer residents enjoyed the pleasures of the Tarratine Club, offering golf in the 1890s, yachting in the 1920s and tennis in the…

Site Page

Dale Stockbridge and Galen Turner, Swan's Island, ca. 1965

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Summer Pleasures

Those whose livelihood was on the water and summer residents alike enjoyed a picnic at the beach or a ride in a boat.

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Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey