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Norcross Heritage Trust

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

With the development of Bar Harbor as a summer resort, and later the villages of Northeast Harbor and Seal Harbor, the steamboats were essential in…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - A Short History of Mount Desert Island

… themselves, and it became famous as a vacation resort and as the home of Acadia National Park. The extraordinarily beautiful and abundant natural…

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Early Maine Photography - Art - Page 2 of 2

… nineteenth century tintype studio in a coastal resort. Curiously, the sitter holds two large dollar bills and has another pinned to his coat.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Rusticators on the Rise

… reputation as one of the most fashionable resorts firmly set. In truth, a wide range of people comprised the island’s seasonal population.

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

… had the potential to be more than a “mere summer resort” and become a “nucleus that would gather to itself each year whatever might be best in…

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Rockland Historical Society

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Indians & Rusticators: Wabanakis & Summer Visitors on Mount Desert Island 1840s-1920s

… the economic opportunities presented by a popular resort. For them, the island was a familiar place long frequented by their ancestors for fishing…

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Riverside Park

… Park was not unlike other amusement parks and resorts of the period. Landscape and civil engineer Frank Blaisdell drew up the plans for the park…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford - Page 3 of 4

The Black Mountain Ski Resort now features skiing for the family at affordable rates, a tubing hill for the non-skier, and a modern, up-to-date lodge…

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Early Maine Photography - Famous People - Page 3 of 3

… on the porch of his cottage at the popular summer resort of Nahant, Massachusetts. By the time the Philadelphia photographer Frederick Langenheim…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Rustication

Bar Harbor had become a first-rate resort, bustling with stores and liveries and carpenter shops to support those hotels and their tourists.