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Historical Items

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Item 55118

Miriam MacMillan at the wheel, Northwest Greenland, 1948

Contributed by: Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center Date: 1948 Media: Photo negative

Item 54900

MacMillan with puppy on 'Bowdoin,' 1939

Contributed by: Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center Date: 1939 Media: Photographic print

Item 55123

Schooner 'Bowdoin,' Mystic Seaport, 1959

Contributed by: Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center Date: 1956-06-25 Location: Mystic Media: Photo negative

Exhibits

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Exhibit

Wiscasset's Arctic Connection

Scientist, author and explorer Donald B. MacMillan established Wiscasset as his homeport for many of the voyages he made to the Arctic region starting in the early 1920s.

Exhibit

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