Keywords: Household goods
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Contributed by: Great Cranberry Island Historical Society
Date: circa 1890
Location: Cranberry Isles
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1810
Media: Ink on paper
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.
During the second half of the 19th century, "Hermann Kotzschmar" was a familiar household name in Portland. He spent 59 years in his adopted city as a teacher, choral conductor, concert artist, and church organist.
For many different reasons people saved and carefully preserved the objects in this exhibit. Eventually, along with the memories they hold, the objects were passed to the Maine Historical Society. Object and memory, serve as a powerful way to explore history and to connect to the lives of people in the past.
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This dependence on Eastport for goods and transportation did not sit well with Lubec’s merchants and a committee, including C.J. Staples, B.M.
And Calvin London, a good man giving his time to the kids as in preceding years, with his dinghy and its outboard motor.
Stuart & Co. and the Columbian Packing Co. had good supplies of coal, and wood on hand. Coal experienced no advance in price.