Bar Harbor (Me.) -- History
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
The collection is a ten page magazine style publication from the early 20th century, consisting of social announcements, advertisements, schedules of entertainments, and short literary pieces. The volume deals largely with the social life of Bar Harbor, Maine.
Contains items commemorating the bicentennial of Bar Harbor, Maine in 1996. Includes letters from the Bar Harbor Bicentennial Committee and the Bar Harbor Historical Society, the final report of the Bicentennial Committee to the town of Bar Harbor, and a copy of the Bicentennial Souvenir Edition published by the Bar Harbor Times in 1996. Also included is a copy of the Bar Harbor Record Centennial Souvenir Edition published in 1896.
1422 Jane Cormier Obermeyer, interviewed by Joyce Butler, October 11, 1980, Kennebunk, Maine. Obermeyer talks about the fire of 1947 in Bar Harbor, Maine; where her family’s home was; the smell of the fire; waiting to be evacuated; leaving the island by Army truck; the accident during evacuation which killed her sister; attitude of those waiting to be evacuated; and her father saving the Catholic church.
1233 Josephine Higgins, interviewed by Joyce Butler, April 21, 1977, Bar Harbor, Maine. Higgins discusses the 1947 fires in Bar Harbor; delaying evacuation; evacuation routes; fear that gas tanks would explode; and the kindness of people and the Red Cross.
Volume used at the customhouse at Mt. Desert, Maine, to record information about items received from abroad through the mail. Volume lists names of persons, amounts of duty or fine owed, and places from which items were received.