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Historical Items

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Item 55122

Schooner 'Bowdoin,' Greenland, 1939

Contributed by: Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center Date: 1939 Location: Kangerdluk Fjord Media: Photo negative

Item 76882

Schooner 'Bowdoin' melting out, Refuge Harbor, Greenland, 1924

Contributed by: Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center Date: 1924-07-01 Media: Photographic print

Item 54916

Inuit woman and children on 'Bowdoin,' northwest Greenland

Contributed by: Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center Media: transparency

Exhibits

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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.

Exhibit

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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Great Cranberry Island's Preble House

The Preble House, built in 1827 on a hilltop over Preble Cove on Great Cranberry Island, was the home to several generations of Hadlock, Preble, and Spurling family members -- and featured in several books.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Hurricanes Of 1954 - Stories and Timelines

… depression Edna dies out off the coast of Greenland. The hurricane lasted a total of 13 days.

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Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center

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