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Item 17515

Title: Naval Air Station Operations Office, Brunswick, ca. 1945

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society

Date: circa 1945

Location: Brunswick

Media: Photograph

Item 17521

Title: Weapons depot, Brunswick Naval Air Station, ca. 1943

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society

Date: circa 1943

Location: Brunswick

Media: Photograph

Item 17514

Title: WAVES, Brunswick Naval Air Station, ca. 1945

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society

Date: circa 1945

Location: Brunswick

Media: Photograph

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Item 86858

Address: Office, Portland Pier, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Proprietors of Portland Pier

Use: Office

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Exhibit

Boxer and Enterprize

Enemies at Sea, Companions in Death

Lt. William Burrows and Commander Samuel Blyth, commanders of the USS Enterprise and the HMS Boxer, led their ships and crews in Battle in Muscongus Bay on Sept. 5, 1813. The American ship was victorious, but both captains were killed. Portland staged a large and regal joint burial.

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

Benedict Arnold

Liberty Threatened: Maine in 1775

At Lexington and Concord, on April 19, 1775, British troops attempted to destroy munitions stored by American colonists. The battles were the opening salvos of the American Revolution. Shortly, the conflict would erupt in Maine.