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Dark Harbor Cottages Poster, Islesboro, ca. 1900
Contributed by: Islesboro Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Islesboro Media: Ink on paper
Joseph S. Dodge house, ca. 1900
Contributed by: Islesboro Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Islesboro Media: photographic print
Bicentennial Quilt, Islesboro, 1989
Contributed by: Islesboro Historical Society Date: 1989 Location: Islesboro Media: Cloth, cotton
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Maine's frozen rivers and lakes provided an economic opportunity. The state shipped thousands of tons of ice to ports along the East Coast and to the West Indies that workers had cut and packed in sawdust for shipment or later use.
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."
Maine Eats: the food revolution starts here
From Maine's iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine's identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine's culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.
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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Our Resources
History of Islesboro, Maine: 1893-1983, Islesboro Historical Society, 1984. On The Island: Islesboro Recollections, W.
Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Schools
The “new school” was the ideal solution to the Islesboro dilemma, since both the old Islesboro High School and the Pendleton grade school had been…
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Pandemic ruminations and the death of Rose Cleveland
by Tilly Laskey
Correlations between the 1918 and 2020 Pandemics