Maine Memory Network
Maine's Online Museum

Login · My Account · Show Album


 

 

Search Results

Keywords: Lobster


Search within these results  |  New Search  |  Advanced Search

Historical Items (141)  |  Tax Records (1)  |  Exhibits (3)  |  Sites (2)  | 

Historical Items Showing 3 of 141 View All

Item 20793

Title: Lobster fisherman poster, 1963

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1963

Media: Photograph

Item 79585

Title: Wooden lobster traps, South Bristol, ca. 1978

Contributed by: South Bristol Historical Society

Date: circa 1978

Location: South Bristol

Media: color photograph

Item 61874

Title: Lobsterman holding one giant lobster, Swan's Island, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Swan's Island Educational Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Swan's Island

Media: black and white photograph

Tax Records Showing 1 of 1 View All

Item 90188

Address: Griffin property, Cliff Island Road, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Stephen H. Griffin

Use: Dwelling & Store

Exhibits Showing 3 of 3 View All

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.

Exhibit

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."

Exhibit

Noon Lunch, Eagle Lake, 1911

Umbazooksus & Beyond

Visitors to the Maine woods in the early twentieth century often recorded their adventures in private diaries or journals and in photographs. Their remembrances of canoeing, camping, hunting and fishing helped equate Maine with wilderness.

Sites Showing 2 of 2 View All

Site

Marsh Staddle, Scarborough, ca. 1900

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag

The history of a 350+-year-old city south of Portland, the Scarborough site was constructed by representatives from Scarborough Historical Society, Scarborough Middle School, and Scarborough Public Library. Exhibits include the marsh, transportation and roads, shipyards and shipwrecks, clamming and lobstering, famous residents, and education.

Site

Four men line fishing from a dory, Swan's Island, ca. 1910

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary

A look back at island life in Maine as captured by a team consisting of Swan's Island Educational Society representatives, which encompasses the community's library and historical society, a class from the Swan's Island School, and an Island Fellow from the Island Institute. Exhibit topics examine islanders at work and play, Baird's Quarry, old buildings, and the changing role of women on the island.