Downeast Milk Bottles

Mount Desert Island Dairy Operations

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Milk Bottle Caps
from Mount Desert Island Dairy Operations

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Dairy Histories and Articles

Mount Desert Island Research Sources

Bar Harbor Times Newspaper Archive Search An online search tool that I use to research dairy history in the old Bar Harbor Times newspapers published 1902-1968.

"Map of Mount Desert Island"

Published in 1888. Included on the map is Mount Desert Island, Sorrento, portions of Lamoine, Hancock, Frenchman's Bay, and adjacent islands. The map indicates the owner's names for each lot at time of publication and a reference list of names of each lot's original owner.

"The Island of Mount Desert Register"

Published for the years 1909-1910, it is a valuable reference for researching many of the farmers. Family names can be looked up by town, and a small family tree of wife and children is also listed. See the list of contents on page 15.

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