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Historical Items

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Item 33875

Steamship in Narrows, Lubec, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1905 Location: Lubec Media: Postcard

Item 42159

Steamship "Horatio Hall," ca. 1898

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1898 Media: Paint, canvas, cloth, wood

Item 80427

Steamer "Brandon," ca.1925

Contributed by: Friendship Museum Date: circa 1925 Location: Friendship Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 37314

180 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Pocahantas Fuel Company, Inc. Use: Store


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Amazing! Maine Stories

These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.


Moosehead Steamboats

After the canoe, steamboats became the favored method of transportation on Moosehead Lake. They revolutionized movement of logs and helped promote tourism in the region.


Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

Site Pages

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

… captained by William Allen, became the first steamship to carry passengers from Boston to Lubec, arriving to great fanfare.

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Lubec, Maine - S.S. Cumberland: Steamer Brought Passengers and Prosperity to Lubec but Met Tragic End

Built in Bath, Maine in 1885 the Cumberland’s fate was a tragic one. The vessel continued its tri-weekly service to and from Boston until July 7…

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Blue Hill, Maine - In Search of the Rustic Life

Company, which later became part of the Eastern Steamship Company, offered high class transportation to rusticators and others wishing to travel to…