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William Pitt Preble, ca. 1870

Contributed by Great Cranberry Island Historical Society

William Pitt Preble, ca. 1870

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This tintype portrait of William Pitt Preble (1811-1905) is housed in a cartouche card. Preble came to Great Cranberry Island as a school teacher, then held many civic posts while pursuing his shipbuilding, shipwreck appraising, and store-keeping enterprises.

He was the second owner of the Preble House, surviving two wives and raising nine children.

Other Information


  • Title: William Pitt 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
  • Dimensions (cm): 5.08 x 3.81
  • 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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