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Item 21721

Northeast Harbor Fleet Dock

Contributed by: Great Harbor Maritime Museum

Date: circa 1940

Location: Mount Desert

Media: Postcard

Item 21734

Northeast Harbor Fleet International One Designs

Contributed by: Great Harbor Maritime Museum

Date: circa 1938

Location: Mount Desert

Media: Photographic print

Item 21649

Mosquito fleet, Casco Bay, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1950

Location: South Portland

Media: Photographic print

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Instructors building, Little Chebeague Island, 1947

Navy Firefighting School, Little Chebeague Island

Little Chebeague Island in Casco Bay was home to recreational facilities and a firefighting school for WWII sailors. The school was part of a Navy effort to have non-firefighting personnel knowledgeable in dealing with shipboard fires.

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Benedict Arnold

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.

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King Tavern and Customs House, Bath, ca. 1910

William King

Maine's first governor, William King, was arguably the most influential figure in Maine's achieving statehood in 1820. Although he served just one year as the Governor of Maine, he was instrumental in establishing the new state's constitution and setting up its governmental infrastructure.

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Northeast Harbor Fleet Race, ca. 1930

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Northeast Harbor: From Rustic to Rusticators

… From Rustic to Rusticators Northeast Harbor Fleet Race, ca. 1930 Item 21180 infoGreat Harbor Maritime Museum The rapidly growing…

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MMN Image 28119

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - U.S. Flagship Hartford

… Historical Society Works Cited "Farragut's Fleet." 01 May 2009…

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 Engine #2, Millinocket, ca. 1979

Millinocket Fire Department

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My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II

by Earlene Chadbourne


Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima