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Item 8864

Steel four-mast bark 'Dirigo,' Bath, 1894

Contributed by: Maine Maritime Museum

Date: 1894

Location: Bath

Media: Glass Negative

Item 8868

Preparing 'Gov. Ames' for launching, Leavitt Storer shipyard, Waldoboro, 1888

Contributed by: Maine Maritime Museum

Date: 1888-12-01

Location: Waldoboro

Media: Albumen print

Item 35114

Thacher-Goodale House, Saco, ca. 1912

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: circa 1912

Location: Saco

Media: Photographic print

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Item 53380

Anchor Shed, Fore Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Thomas Laughlin Company

Use: Anchor Shed

Exhibits Showing 3 of 13 View All

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Civil War quilt , Belfast, 1864

Belfast During the Civil War: The Home Front

Belfast residents responded to the Civil War by enlisting in large numbers, providing relief from the home front to soldiers, defending Maine's shoreline, and closely following the news from soldiers and from various battles.

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Writing on the board, North School, Portland, ca. 1915

Back to School

Public education has been a part of Maine since Euro-American settlement began to stabilize in the early eighteenth century. But not until the end of the nineteenth century was public education really compulsory in Maine.

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Wreck of the Annie C. Maguire, December 24, 1886

Cape Elizabeth Shipwrecks

The rocky coastline of Cape Elizabeth has sent many vessels to their watery graves.

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Site Page

Bridge construction progresses, Strong, 1965

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Bridge

Forms were in place for the concrete abutment caps to anchor the girders. Traffic was still routed over old bridge.

Site Page

Bridge construction progresses, Strong, 1965

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Forms were in place for the concrete abutment caps to anchor the girders. Traffic was still routed over old bridge.

Site Page

Shipbuilding spike, Hallowell, ca. 1853

Historic Hallowell - Ship Parts

Each boat had about three or four anchors on board in case one got stuck and had to be cut. For a whole ship to be built with the “technology” they…

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 3 View All

Story

Co-founding Halcyon Yarn and learning to weave

by Hector Jaeger


Moving to Maine, Halcyon Yarn, and rediscovering the joy of weaving

Story

Langdon Burton and the Cold, Wet Tourists

by Phil Tedrick


A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman

Story

My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II

by Earlene Chadbourne


Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima