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Northeast Harbor Public Library

Harbor Historical Society images:[/b] Northeast Harbor Public Library 1 Joy Road, Northeast Harbor, Maine 04662 phone: (207) 276-3333 email…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Arriving in Bar Harbor

Arriving in Bar Harbor Bar Harbor steamboat landing, ca. 1885Item Contributed byMaine Historic Preservation Commission Arriving at the Bar…

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Great Harbor Maritime Museum

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Winter Harbor Historical Society

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Bar Harbor Fire Department

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Southwest Harbor Public Library

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Bar Harbor Historical Society

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Bar Harbor: Building of Arts

… For many summers music lovers came to Bar Harbor with ever increasing numbers. To many it was evident that Bar Harbor had the potential to be more…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Northeast Harbor: Rustic to Rusticators

1930Item Contributed byGreat Harbor Maritime Museum In 1761, Abraham Somes moved his family to Mt. Desert Island and settled at the head of what is…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Bryants and Rockefellers: Two Seal Harbor Families

The Bryants and Rockefellers: Two Seal Harbor Families Marvin Bryant, Seal Harbor, ca. 1920Item Contributed byTrenton Cemetery & Keeping…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Harbor Cottage, The Old Ell (“Mame’s House”), and the Big Barn

Cranberry Lodge (Formerly Harbor Cottage) Northeast Harbor Maine, Winter 2009Item Contributed byNortheast Harbor Library The Old Ell is Born...

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Economic History of Main Street, Northeast Harbor - Page 3 of 3

1955Item Contributed byNortheast Harbor Library The Future That Northeast Harbor is in economic decline, there is no doubt.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Economic History of Main Street, Northeast Harbor - Page 2 of 3

1980Item Contributed byNortheast Harbor Library Northeast Harbor was spared the devastation of the October 1947 Bar Harbor fire.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Economic History of Main Street, Northeast Harbor - Page 1 of 3

1980Item Contributed byNortheast Harbor Library Northeast Harbor was one of the last villages on Mount Desert Island to develop a business center.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - II. Ripples of change: European exploration & settlement at Winter Harbor - Page 2 of 2

… European exploration & settlement at Winter Harbor Piles of logs along the Saco River, ca.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - II. Ripples of change: European exploration & settlement at Winter Harbor - Page 1 of 2

… European exploration & settlement at Winter Harbor Saco River narrows, Biddeford, ca. 1915McArthur Public Library Biddeford's coastal…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - MDI and the Fire of 1947

Bar Harbor never regained its standing as the premier spot for vacation homes. Today it is better known with its hotels and B&Bs as a tourist spot…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Cottagers

… side—Somesville, Southwest Harbor, Northeast Harbor, and Seal Harbor—followed a different course of development than Bar Harbor.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - You Can Get Here From There

… resort, and later the villages of Northeast Harbor and Seal Harbor, the steamboats were essential in transporting not only people, but construction…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Twentieth-Century Community Life

Twentieth-Century Community Life Bar Harbor and Bar Island, ca. 1930 Bar Harbor, as it appeared in 1930.Item Contributed byMaine Historical…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Inns

Island House and slip, Southwest Harbor, 1893Item Contributed bySouthwest Harbor Public Library Making Accommodations By the mid-1880s, Bar Harbor

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Activities for Rusticators

… Mountain, 1886Item Contributed byAbbe Museum Bar Harbor comes as near affording universal satisfaction to humanity’s craving for happiness as any…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Original Mount Desert Island Pilot Project (2006)

… MDI High School, Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor Historical Society, the Jesup Memorial Library, Great Harbor Maritime Museum, Maine Granite…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Sources For A Short History Of Performing Arts On MDI

Shettleworth. Bar Harbor's Gilded Century: Opulence to Ashes, 1850-1950. Camden, Me.: Down East, 2009. Print.