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Item 99324

Title: Launching of schooner "Theoline #1," Belfast, 1900

Contributed by: Belfast Historical Society

Date: 1900

Location: Belfast

Media: photograph

Item 10715

Title: Lavinia Campbell launching, Kennebunkport, 1883

Contributed by: Brick Store Museum

Date: 1883

Location: Kennebunkport

Media: Photograph

Item 10631

Title: Launching of the schooner Charles B. Wiggin, Kennebunk, 1917

Contributed by: Brick Store Museum

Date: 1917

Location: Kennebunk

Media: Photograph

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Launch of Doris Hamlin, Harrington, 1919

Launch of the 'Doris Hamlin'

The Doris Hamlin, a four-masted schooner built at the Frye-Flynn Shipyard in Harrington, was one of the last vessels launched there, marking the decline of a once vigorous shipbuilding industry in Washington County.


Miriam and Donald MacMillan, Greenland, 1947

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 Bowdoin, which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.


Northport Hotel, ca. 1900

Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."