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Finding Katahdin Document Packets, Chapter 7, Section 2

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View of Portland Harbor, ca. 1853

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View of Portland Harbor, ca. 1853 / Maine Historical Society

Chapter 7, page 203-208.

A view of Portland Harbor painted in 1853.

Fort Prebble is pictured in the foreground, and sail and steam powered ships populate the middleground.

The islands illustrated are House Island to the left, and Cushing Island to the right. The fort on House Island is called Fort Scammel.