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Historical Items

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Item 78674

Channel Lighthouse parade model, Lubec, 1990

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1990-07-04 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Item 60525

Channel lighthouse, Lubec, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1950 Location: Lubec Media: Halftone postcard

Item 26933

Lubec, West Quoddy Head Lighthouse, ca. 1900

Contributed by: West Quoddy Head Light Keepers Association Date: circa 1900 Location: Lubec Media: Postcard


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Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

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Lubec, Maine - Building the Roosevelt Bridge to Campobello - Page 1 of 3

… completed, temporary trestlework into the channel led to dredging and fabrication of the unusual piers.

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Lubec, Maine - S.S. Cumberland: Steamer Brought Passengers and Prosperity to Lubec but Met Tragic End

… been landed the Cumberland staggered across the channel to the Atlantic Works, where she will be repaired.

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

The Lubec Channel Light was commissioned in 1890. Shipwrecks led to the construction of a lifesaving station at Carrying Place Cove in 1874.