Keywords: Personal artifact
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Contributed by: Great Cranberry Island Historical Society
Location: Cranberry Isles
Media: Leather with ink inscription
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1920
Media: Silver, enamel
The Preble House, built in 1827 on a hilltop over Preble Cove on Great Cranberry Island, was the home to several generations of Hadlock, Preble, and Spurling family members -- and featured in several books.
According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.