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5220The Clark Point Area and Greening Island from Freeman Ridge
  • Image, Photograph
  • Places, Harbor
  • Places, Town
  • 1888 c.
  • Southwest Harbor
"From high on Freeman's Hill, one can view the development on Clark Point, an area once owned by the island's first minister, Ebinazer Eaton. Deacon Clark's hostelry and the William Underwood & Company spurred development on this point. Many of the residences belong to Clark family members. Storekeepers and tradesmen drawn to the area for work were settling here as well. Far off in the distance, the towers of Robert Kaighn's elaborate 1892 summer cottage signal the beginnings of the summer colony." - Mount Desert Island - Somesville, Southwest Harbor, and Northeast Harbor by Earle G. Shettleworth Jr. and Lydia B. Vandenbergh - Images of America Series, p. 52 - 2001 Compare this image to item 12583 for a contemporary view of the same scene.
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"From high on Freeman's Hill, one can view the development on Clark Point, an area once owned by the island's first minister, Ebinazer Eaton. Deacon Clark's hostelry and the William Underwood & Company spurred development on this point. Many of the residences belong to Clark family members. Storekeepers and tradesmen drawn to the area for work were settling here as well. Far off in the distance, the towers of Robert Kaighn's elaborate 1892 summer cottage signal the beginnings of the summer colony." - Mount Desert Island - Somesville, Southwest Harbor, and Northeast Harbor by Earle G. Shettleworth Jr. and Lydia B. Vandenbergh - Images of America Series, p. 52 - 2001 Compare this image to item 12583 for a contemporary view of the same scene. [show more]
5906The Mountain House - Jacob and Rebecca Carroll and their Children, Southwest Harbor
  • Image, Photograph, Photographic Print
  • People
  • Structures, Dwellings, House
  • Pepper - Charles H. Pepper Jr. (1866-1889)
  • 1888-07-15
  • Southwest Harbor
The only known photograph of Jacob and Rebecca Carroll and their family. "July 18, 1888…Pepper came up here [to the Mountain House] Sunday and took a picture of our family group…" - The Gertrude Whitmore Carroll Journal, Researched and Compiled by Ralph W. Stanley, p. 11 - 1888-1917. Left to right: Sarah Tenney Carroll (1880-1960) - later Mrs. Wilford Howard Kittredge Nell Rebecca Carroll (1871-1958) - later Mrs. Seth Sprague Thornton Father - Jacob William Carroll - seated (1830-1899) William Lloyd Carroll - on Jacob's lap (1884-1971) - later married Margaret Ellen McManus Grace Clark Carroll (1882-1949) - later Mrs. Roderick Pepper Clark Gertrude Whitmore Carroll (1873-1917) John Carroll (1875-1964) - later married Viola Benson Tracy Fannie "Fan" Edith Carroll (1874-1890) Alice Carroll (1879-1964) - later Mrs. Fred Eaton Young Katherine "Kate" Carroll (1877-?) - later Mrs. George Edwin Bacon Mother - Rebecca Whitmore Lurvey Carroll - seated (1844-1916) Anna Beatrice Carroll - on Rebecca's lap (1887-1974) - later Mrs. Carl Edward Kelley Enoch "Ene" Edwin Lurvey - seated (1868-1929) - later married Lena E. Bridges Enoch Edwin Lurvey was the son of Rebecca Whitmore Lurvey Carroll and her first husband, Enoch Lurvey Jr.
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The only known photograph of Jacob and Rebecca Carroll and their family. "July 18, 1888…Pepper came up here [to the Mountain House] Sunday and took a picture of our family group…" - The Gertrude Whitmore Carroll Journal, Researched and Compiled by Ralph W. Stanley, p. 11 - 1888-1917. Left to right: Sarah Tenney Carroll (1880-1960) - later Mrs. Wilford Howard Kittredge Nell Rebecca Carroll (1871-1958) - later Mrs. Seth Sprague Thornton Father - Jacob William Carroll - seated (1830-1899) William Lloyd Carroll - on Jacob's lap (1884-1971) - later married Margaret Ellen McManus Grace Clark Carroll (1882-1949) - later Mrs. Roderick Pepper Clark Gertrude Whitmore Carroll (1873-1917) John Carroll (1875-1964) - later married Viola Benson Tracy Fannie "Fan" Edith Carroll (1874-1890) Alice Carroll (1879-1964) - later Mrs. Fred Eaton Young Katherine "Kate" Carroll (1877-?) - later Mrs. George Edwin Bacon Mother - Rebecca Whitmore Lurvey Carroll - seated (1844-1916) Anna Beatrice Carroll - on Rebecca's lap (1887-1974) - later Mrs. Carl Edward Kelley Enoch "Ene" Edwin Lurvey - seated (1868-1929) - later married Lena E. Bridges Enoch Edwin Lurvey was the son of Rebecca Whitmore Lurvey Carroll and her first husband, Enoch Lurvey Jr. [show more]
11770View of the Shorefront at Bar Harbor from the West End Hotel
  • Image, Photograph, Photographic Print
  • Places, Shore
  • Places, Town
  • Pollock - Charles Pollock (1828-1900)
  • 1882
  • Bar Harbor, Eden
This photograph was probably from an 1882 series of photographic views of New Hampshire and Maine published by Charles Pollock. The series included four views of Bar Harbor.
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This photograph was probably from an 1882 series of photographic views of New Hampshire and Maine published by Charles Pollock. The series included four views of Bar Harbor.
11828Group Photo of Teacher and Students, Including Seven Carroll Children, at the Norwood Cove School
  • Image, Photograph
  • People
  • Structures, Institutional, School
  • 1888 c.
  • Southwest Harbor
  • 25 Fernald Point Road
6689Deacon Henry Higgins Clark and the Staff of the Island House Hotel
  • Image, Photograph
  • People
  • 1886 c.
  • Southwest Harbor
Four Standing Men in Back Row - Left to Right: Sullivan Edgar Gilley - later married Louise Amelia Sachs Eben Hodgkins Admiral Unknown or Unknown Admiral Eben Richardson (1863-1940) - later married Elminia Mariah Savage Nine Standing Women in Middle Row - Left to Right: Unknown Lida Ellen (Clark) Cousins - Mrs. Osborne W. Cousins (1864-1951) Unknown Unknown Unknown Lena A. Tinker - later Mrs. Wilder Blanchard Robbins (1866-1926) - in sixth place Unknown Unknown Unknown Nine Seated Women and Children in Front Row: Elizabeth Belle [Jacob Schoppy Mayo dau.] Holmes - Mrs. William Herbert Holmes (1860-1930) - Island House cook Unknown Unknown Probably Ada Eldora (Clark) Parker - Mrs. William Gilman Parker (1850-1917), daughter of Deacon Clark Unknown Josephine (Clark) Stanley - Mrs. Charles E. Stanley (1848-1926), daughter of Deacon Clark Unknown Unknown Unknown Deacon Henry Higgins Clark (1811-1897), wearing a hat, is seated in front of the group with his arms crossed.
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Four Standing Men in Back Row - Left to Right: Sullivan Edgar Gilley - later married Louise Amelia Sachs Eben Hodgkins Admiral Unknown or Unknown Admiral Eben Richardson (1863-1940) - later married Elminia Mariah Savage Nine Standing Women in Middle Row - Left to Right: Unknown Lida Ellen (Clark) Cousins - Mrs. Osborne W. Cousins (1864-1951) Unknown Unknown Unknown Lena A. Tinker - later Mrs. Wilder Blanchard Robbins (1866-1926) - in sixth place Unknown Unknown Unknown Nine Seated Women and Children in Front Row: Elizabeth Belle [Jacob Schoppy Mayo dau.] Holmes - Mrs. William Herbert Holmes (1860-1930) - Island House cook Unknown Unknown Probably Ada Eldora (Clark) Parker - Mrs. William Gilman Parker (1850-1917), daughter of Deacon Clark Unknown Josephine (Clark) Stanley - Mrs. Charles E. Stanley (1848-1926), daughter of Deacon Clark Unknown Unknown Unknown Deacon Henry Higgins Clark (1811-1897), wearing a hat, is seated in front of the group with his arms crossed. [show more]
6330Green Mountain Railway
  • Image, Photograph
  • Transportation, Railroad
  • 1883
  • Acadia National Park, HCTPR
6154The Stanley House and Manset
  • Image, Photograph
  • Structures, Commercial, Lodging, Hotel
  • 1884 after
  • Southwest Harbor, Manset
The grey shingled building to the left of center, on the shore, with a sign on its peak is Albert Bartlett's sail loft. "…there was a good deal of shipbuilding going on, the sail loft owned and operated by Albert Bartlett made the sails for the new ships and there was considerable traffic in fish." - Traditions and Records of Southwest Harbor and Somesville, Mount Desert Island, Maine by Mrs. Seth S. Thornton, p. 103 - 1938.
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The grey shingled building to the left of center, on the shore, with a sign on its peak is Albert Bartlett's sail loft. "…there was a good deal of shipbuilding going on, the sail loft owned and operated by Albert Bartlett made the sails for the new ships and there was considerable traffic in fish." - Traditions and Records of Southwest Harbor and Somesville, Mount Desert Island, Maine by Mrs. Seth S. Thornton, p. 103 - 1938.
6047The Original Ocean House - Draped for a Patriotic Celebration
  • Image, Photograph, Photographic Print, Stereograph
  • Structures, Commercial, Lodging, Hotel
  • 1885 c.
  • Southwest Harbor, Manset
  • 5 Ocean House Road
This photograph shows the original hotel decorated with flags and bunting, probably for the Fourth of July. One of the turrets from the Durgain house is visible.
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This photograph shows the original hotel decorated with flags and bunting, probably for the Fourth of July. One of the turrets from the Durgain house is visible.
5845Schooner E.T. Hamor in Somes Cove
  • Image, Photograph
  • Vessels, Ship, Sailing Ship, Schooner
  • 1889 after
  • Mount Desert, Somesville
The white building to the right was the Mount Desert House. There are three men on the boat, a man with a horse and buggy, and another team with a wagon. Wood is stacked on the shore. Onc caption for this picture says, "After discharging at the store in Somesville."
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The white building to the right was the Mount Desert House. There are three men on the boat, a man with a horse and buggy, and another team with a wagon. Wood is stacked on the shore. Onc caption for this picture says, "After discharging at the store in Somesville."
5602The Original, Enlarged Stanley House Burning on July 10, 1884
  • Image, Photograph
  • Events, Fire
  • Structures, Commercial, Lodging, Hotel
  • 1884-07-10
  • Southwest Harbor, Manset
  • 149 Shore Road
9494Champlain Society Members at Camp Pemetic
  • Image, Photograph
  • People
  • Places, Camp
  • Slade - Marshall Perry Slade (1861-1950)
  • 1880
  • Mount Desert
From Left to Right: Samuel Atkins Eliot II (1862-1950) - Meteorologist & "Hunter" - 17 years old in 1880. Samuel was the brother of Charles Eliot George Bradford Dunbar (1860-1929) - "Hunter" - 20 years old in 1880 - holding saw and hatchet. George was brother to William Dunbar. John Lathrop Wakefield (1859-1949) - Botanist - 20 years old in 1880. John was brother to Frank Mortimer Wakefield and a first cousin of Edward and Henry Rand. Charles Eliot (1859-1897) - Director - 20 years old in 1880 - with sunglasses. William Harrison Dunbar (1862-?) - "Hunter"- 17 years old in 1880. William and George Dunbar were brothers. William is carrying a vasculum for collecting botanical specimens. Orrin A. Donnell (1859-1942) - Seaman - 21 years old in 1880 - standing with oar. Ernest Lovering (1859-1932) - "Hunter"- 20 years old in 1880. vas·cu·lum n. (pl. -la ) Bot. a collecting box for plants, typically in the form of a flattened cylindrical metal case with a lengthwise opening, carried by a shoulder strap. - "vasculum." The Oxford Pocket Dictionary of Current English. 2009. Encyclopedia.com. (March 16, 2010). http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1O999-vasculum.html. To see what a vasculum looks like see Item 5316.
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From Left to Right: Samuel Atkins Eliot II (1862-1950) - Meteorologist & "Hunter" - 17 years old in 1880. Samuel was the brother of Charles Eliot George Bradford Dunbar (1860-1929) - "Hunter" - 20 years old in 1880 - holding saw and hatchet. George was brother to William Dunbar. John Lathrop Wakefield (1859-1949) - Botanist - 20 years old in 1880. John was brother to Frank Mortimer Wakefield and a first cousin of Edward and Henry Rand. Charles Eliot (1859-1897) - Director - 20 years old in 1880 - with sunglasses. William Harrison Dunbar (1862-?) - "Hunter"- 17 years old in 1880. William and George Dunbar were brothers. William is carrying a vasculum for collecting botanical specimens. Orrin A. Donnell (1859-1942) - Seaman - 21 years old in 1880 - standing with oar. Ernest Lovering (1859-1932) - "Hunter"- 20 years old in 1880. vas·cu·lum n. (pl. -la ) Bot. a collecting box for plants, typically in the form of a flattened cylindrical metal case with a lengthwise opening, carried by a shoulder strap. - "vasculum." The Oxford Pocket Dictionary of Current English. 2009. Encyclopedia.com. (March 16, 2010). http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1O999-vasculum.html. To see what a vasculum looks like see Item 5316. [show more]