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Item 25391

Title: Agreement for masts, bowsprits and yards, 1769

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1769-09-05

Location: Falmouth; Windham; Portsmouth

Media: Ink on paper

Item 8862

Title: Five-mast steel schooner KINEO under sail

Contributed by: Maine Maritime Museum

Date: circa 1910

Media: black and white photograph

Item 8873

Title: Six-mast schooner GEORGE W. WELLS, Camden, 1900

Contributed by: Maine Maritime Museum

Date: 1900

Location: Camden

Media: black and white photograph

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Item 98958

Address: 1929-2013 Forest Avenuea, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Riverton Realty Company

Use: Amusement

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Exhibit

Southern Cross commemorative print, ca. 1928

Big Timber: the Mast Trade

Britain was especially interested in occupying Maine during the Colonial era to take advantage of the timber resources. The tall, straight, old growth white pines were perfect for ships' masts to help supply the growing Royal Navy.

Exhibit

Harbour of Casco Bay, Portland, 1720

The Life and Legacy of the George Tate Family

Captain George Tate, mast agent for the King of England from 1751 to the Revolutionary War, and his descendants helped shape the development of Portland (first known as Falmouth) through activities such as commerce, shipping, and real estate.

Exhibit

Rosamond Weston Eddy bookplate, ca. 1925

Bookplates Honor Annie Louise Cary

A summer resident of Wayne collected more than 3,000 bookplates to honor Maine native and noted opera singer Annie Louise Cary and to support the Cary Memorial Library.

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Site

Watch fob, Portland, ca. 1800

Tate House Museum

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site

Dedication of monument to Blue Hill's founders, 1910

Blue Hill, Maine

The history of a small, but vibrant, Downeast village as told by an array of local institutions and organizations. Site contributors include Blue Hill Historical Society, Blue Hill Public Library, Blue Hill Consolidated School, George Stevens Academy, the Bay School, and the Jonathan Fisher House. Some of the topics covered include the arts, Jonathan Fisher, the Blue Hill Fair, Rusticators, the Civil War, education, and shipbuilding.

Site

Fales Edgarton House, Thomaston, ca. 1870

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea

The history of a town on the northern bank of the St. George River, as told by representatives from Thomaston Historical Society, Thomaston Public Library, Montpelier: the General Henry Knox Museum, and students from Georges Valley High School. Architecture, General Knox, the Civil War, the Great Depression, and the state prison are some of the topics covered.