Keywords: Ladies Aid
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Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
Contributed by: Swan's Island Educational Society
Date: circa 1940
Location: Swans Island
Media: Black and white photograph
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.
The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.