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Historical Items

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Item 54900

MacMillan with puppy on 'Bowdoin,' 1939

Contributed by: Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center Date: 1939 Media: Photographic print

Item 54699

Donald MacMillan in rigging of 'Bowdoin,' 1947

Contributed by: Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center Date: 1947-07-10 Location: Cape Mugford Media: Photographic print

Item 55123

Schooner 'Bowdoin,' Mystic Seaport, 1959

Contributed by: Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center Date: 1956-06-25 Location: Mystic Media: Photo negative

Exhibits

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Wiscasset's Arctic Connection

Scientist, author and explorer Donald B. MacMillan established Wiscasset as his homeport for many of the voyages he made to the Arctic region starting in the early 1920s.

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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 <em>Bowdoin,</em> which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.

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Bookplates Honor Annie Louise Cary

A summer resident of Wayne collected more than 3,000 bookplates to honor Maine native and noted opera singer Annie Louise Cary and to support the Cary Memorial Library.

Site Pages

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Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - People Who Called Scarborough Home - Page 1 of 4

MacMillan, a school friend of his. In 1897, he played one of his violins, made from parts of an old schoolhouse that had been on Ross Road, at the…