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Item 138

Summit Springs Hotel, Poland

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1910

Location: Poland

Media: Photographic print

Item 1391

Staircase, old Driftwood Lodge, Rangeley Lake, 1938

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1938-07-18

Location: Rangeley

Media: Photographic print

Item 6055

Oxford House, Fryeburg, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Fryeburg Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Fryeburg

Media: Photographic print

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Poland Spring House, 1889

Poland Spring: Summering in Fashion

During the Gilded Age at the end of the nineteenth century, Americans sought to leave increasing urban, industrialized lives for the health and relaxation of the country. The Poland Spring resort, which offered a beautiful setting, healing waters, and many amenities, was one popular destination.


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."


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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Mansion House, Poland Spring, 1884

Poland Spring Preservation Society

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Seaside House Key Tag, Islesboro, ca. 1900

Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Summer Resorts

Summer Resorts map of Islesboro  Text by Donna Seymour Seaside House Key Tag, Islesboro, ca. 1900Item Contributed byIslesboro Historical…

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - About Us

About Us Grindle Point Lighthouse X TEAM ISLESBORO’S PROCESS From the start, Islesboro stressed student participation and community involvement.