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Historical Items (1631)  |  Tax Records (14)  |  Exhibits (12)  |  Sites (6)  | 

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Item 82268

Title: Boating on Lake Auburn, 1925

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: 1928

Location: Auburn

Media: Photograph

Item 20642

Title: Boating on Madawaska Lake, ca. 1930

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: New Sweden

Media: Photograph

Item 20745

Title: Madawaska Lake boating Party, T16R4, c. 1910

Contributed by: Stockholm Historical Society

Date: circa 1910

Location: T16 R4 WELS

Media: Photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 14 View All

Item 86728

Address: Boat House, Merrils Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: The Twitchell Champlin Company

Use: Boat House

Item 36761

Address: Assessor's Record, Garage & Boat House, Chester Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Devisees of John N. Long

Use: Garage & Boat House

Item 86862

Address: Fish House and Boat Shop, Portland Pier, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Proprietors of Portland Pier

Use: Fish House and Boat Shop

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Exhibit

Friendship Harbor and the steamboat landing, ca. 1910

Jameson & Wotton Wharf, Friendship

Since 1897, the Jameson & Wotton Wharf in Friendship has been an important addition to the community on Muscongus Bay. The wharf, which is accessible at all tides, was a steamboat stop for many years, as well as important to the lobster business.

Exhibit

Launch of Doris Hamlin, Harrington, 1919

Launch of the 'Doris Hamlin'

The Doris Hamlin, a four-masted schooner built at the Frye-Flynn Shipyard in Harrington, was one of the last vessels launched there, marking the decline of a once vigorous shipbuilding industry in Washington County.

Exhibit

Miriam and Donald MacMillan, Greenland, 1947

The Schooner Bowdoin: Ninety Years of Seagoing History

After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner Bowdoin, which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.

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Site

Four men line fishing from a dory, Swan's Island, ca. 1910

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary

A look back at island life in Maine as captured by a team consisting of Swan's Island Educational Society representatives, which encompasses the community's library and historical society, a class from the Swan's Island School, and an Island Fellow from the Island Institute. Exhibit topics examine islanders at work and play, Baird's Quarry, old buildings, and the changing role of women on the island.

Site

Marsh Staddle, Scarborough, ca. 1900

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag

The history of a 350+-year-old city south of Portland, the Scarborough site was constructed by representatives from Scarborough Historical Society, Scarborough Middle School, and Scarborough Public Library. Exhibits include the marsh, transportation and roads, shipyards and shipwrecks, clamming and lobstering, famous residents, and education.

Site

Survey Chart, Islesboro, 1884

Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay

A history of one of Maine’s many populated islands. The site was created by a team consisting of representatives from Islesboro Historical Society, Islesboro Central School, and the Alice L. Pendleton Library. Early settlements, businesses and cottage industries, schools, water transportation, and summer resorts are the topics covered.