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Item 16383

The Steam Ship Horatio Hall

Contributed by: Stanley Museum

Date: circa 1905

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Item 34504

Freight Yard on the Penobscot River, Bangor, ca. 1901

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library

Date: circa 1901

Location: Bangor

Media: Offset Print

Item 80786

Ship Yard Point, Moosehead Lake, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Moosehead Historical Society

Date: circa 1910

Media: Photographic print

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Exhibit

Steamboats "Rebecca" and "Fairy of the Lake," Moosehead Lake, ca. 1890

Moosehead Steamboats

After the canoe, steamboats became the favored method of transportation on Moosehead Lake. They revolutionized movement of logs and helped promote tourism in the region.

Exhibit

Rockefeller Drive, Mt. Desert Island, ca. 1935

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.

Exhibit

Friendship Harbor and the steamboat landing, ca. 1910

Jameson & Wotton Wharf, Friendship

Since 1897, the Jameson & Wotton Wharf in Friendship has been an important addition to the community on Muscongus Bay. The wharf, which is accessible at all tides, was a steamboat stop for many years, as well as important to the lobster business.

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Site Page

Garrison Cove Marker on Black Point Road in Scarborough

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 2 of 4

By the 1870s, sixty-five trains a day transported passengers and freight in and out of Portland and through Scarborough.

Site Page

Pine Point RR Station, Scarborough, ca. 1890

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 1 of 4

… sixty-five trains a day brought passengers and freight in and out of Portland, many through Scarborough.

Site Page

"Sunbeam" as a car ferry, Swan's Island, ca. 1960

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - IV. Transitions and troubles: Private enterprise shoulders an island’s needs

The Seawind carried passengers and freight, and the Quarry Wharf became a social center at landing time when islanders gathered to exchange news and…

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Story

The only letter to survive World War II

by Cyrene Slegona


Only one of many letters my father sent to his wife remained after he came home from World War II.

Story

Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey


MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR