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Historical Items

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Item 8871

Four-mast bark 'Roanoke' under sail

Contributed by: Maine Maritime Museum Date: 1892 Media: Glass Negative

Item 8872

Ship ARYAN, Phippsburg, 1893

Contributed by: Maine Maritime Museum Date: 1893 Location: Phippsburg Media: Photographic print

Item 8873

Six-mast schooner GEORGE W. WELLS, Camden, 1900

Contributed by: Maine Maritime Museum Date: 1900 Location: Camden Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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South Portland's Wartime Shipbuilding

Two shipyards in South Portland, built quickly in 1941 to construct cargo ships for the British and Americans, produced nearly 270 ships in two and a half years. Many of those vessels bore the names of notable Mainers.

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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.

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Ice: A Maine Commodity

Maine's frozen rivers and lakes provided an economic opportunity. The state shipped thousands of tons of ice to ports along the East Coast and to the West Indies that workers had cut and packed in sawdust for shipment or later use.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Bridge

Bridge Light cargo truck on suspension bridge, Strong, ca. 1914 Item 68678 infoStrong Historical Society A truck crosses over the Sandy…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Light cargo truck on suspension bridge, Strong, ca. 1914 Item 68678 infoStrong Historical Society A truck crosses over the…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Bridge

Bridge Cargo truck accident, Strong, ca. 1915 Item 59557 infoStrong Historical Society A truck loaded with wooden shipping boxes proved to…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Seawolf Outhouse Robbery
by Roger Ek, Seawolf 25

How necessity creates invention, and the moving of an outhouse in Vietnam.

Story

Aroostook Potato Harvest: Perspective of a Six Year Old
by Phyllis A. Blackstone

A child's memory of potato harvest in the 1950s

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How I broke the mold for women to serve in the military
by Mary D. McGuirk

My life and career as a USAF Nurse