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Abigail Cobb Hadlock Spurling Preble, ca. 1870

Contributed by Great Cranberry Island Historical Society

Abigail Cobb Hadlock Spurling Preble, ca. 1870

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This tintype photograph shows Abigail Cobb Hadlock Spurling Preble (1808-1874) of Great Cranberry Island not long before her death in 1874. For a long time, this was the only known portrait of Abigail. She was the third mistress of the Preble House and mother of nine children.

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  • Title: Abigail Cobb Hadlock Spurling Preble, ca. 1870
  • Creation Date: circa 1870
  • Subject Date: circa 1870
  • Local Name: Great Cranberry Island
  • Town: Cranberry Isles
  • County: Hancock
  • State: ME
  • Media: Tintype Photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 5.08 x 3.81
  • Collection: Louise Marr
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Great Cranberry Island Historical Society
PO Box 12, Cranberry Isles, ME 04625
(207) 244-7800
http://www.gcihs.org

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