The Cruiser, Freeport, March 27, 1859
Contributed by Freeport Historical Society
The Cruiser, Freeport, February 12, 1859, vol. 1 no. 6. Hand-written newspaper prepared by a church group for passing around the small shipbuilding community of South Freeport.
Eight issues were prepared on a semi-monthly basis. Issues include shipping news, illustrations, a few advertisements, stories, poems, essays, math problems and word puzzles. Some articles written under pseudonyms. Issue No. 8 mentions that the group was suspending operation for the "season;" apparently they never resumed production. Transcriptions available.
- Title: The Cruiser, Freeport, March 27, 1859
- Creator: South Freeport Mutual Improvement Society
- Creation Date: 1859-03-27
- Subject Date: 1859
- Town: Freeport, South Freeport
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: paper
- Dimensions (cm): 51 x 30.5
- Local Code: Coll. 130
- Collection: The Cruiser, Coll. 130
- Object Type: Text and Image
For more information about this item, contact:
Freeport Historical Society
45 Main Street, Freeport, ME 04032
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Talbot & Shaw, editors,
South Freeport Sewing Circle,
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