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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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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

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.

Exhibit

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.