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Item 79355

Coast Guard boat breaking through the ice, ca. 1934

Contributed by: Friendship Museum Date: circa 1933 Location: Friendship Media: Glass Negative

Item 35349

Hopley Yeaton ceremony, Lubec, 1975

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1975-08-19 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Item 35653

Hopley Yeaton's reburial, New London, Connecticut, 1975

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1975-08-23 Location: New London; Lubec Media: Photographic print


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Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.


Liberty Threatened: Maine in 1775

At Lexington and Concord, on April 19, 1775, British troops attempted to destroy munitions stored by American colonists. The battles were the opening salvos of the American Revolution. Shortly, the conflict would erupt in Maine.


Popham Colony

George Popham and a group of fellow Englishmen arrived at the mouth of the Kennebec River, hoping to trade with Native Americans, find gold and other valuable minerals, and discover a Northwest passage. In 18 months, the fledgling colony was gone.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Maritime Tales: Shipyards and Shipwrecks - Page 2 of 2

The Coast Guard could not get lines on the boat the first day, but they were successful at high tide the next day.

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

… Service (later to become the United States Coast Guard), commissioning Hopley Yeaton as its first officer.