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Historical Items

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Item 98695

East Boothbay Tide Mill and bridge, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Boothbay Region Historical Society Date: 1824 - 1959 Location: Boothbay Media: Glass Negative

Item 23399

Medicinal spring house, East Boothbay, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Boothbay Media: Photographic print

Item 98555

Garden party, East Boothbay, 1893

Contributed by: Boothbay Region Historical Society Date: 1893 Location: East Boothbay Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Mural mystery in Westport Island's Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House

The Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House, a well-preserved Greek Revival house on Westport Island, has a mystery contained within--a panoramic narrative mural. The floor-to-ceiling mural contains eight painted panels that create a colorful coastal seascape which extends through the front hallway and up the stairwell. The name of the itinerant painter has been lost over time, can you help us solve the mystery of who he or she was?

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A Town Is Born: South Bristol, 1915

After being part of the town of Bristol for nearly 150 years, residents of South Bristol determined that their interests would be better served by becoming a separate town and they broke away from the large community of Bristol.