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Historical Items (391)  |  Tax Records (1)  |  Exhibits (30)  |  Sites (17)  | 

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Item 14546

Title: Fragment of a hand-made canvas sail, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Camden

Media: Canvas

Item 8856

Title: Sailing vessel OLYMPIC, Bath, 1892

Contributed by: Maine Maritime Museum

Date: 1892

Location: Bath

Media: black and white photograph

Item 17615

Title: Sailboats in Boothbay Harbor, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Stanley Museum

Date: circa 1905

Location: BoothBay Harbor

Media: Black & White Photograph

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Item 37310

Address: 158 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: James H McDonald

Use: Store & Storage

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Exhibit

Sailmaker's roping palm, 1888

A Tale of Two Sailmakers

Camden has been home to generations of fishermen, shipbuilders, sailmakers, and others who make their living through the sea. The lives of two Camden sailmakers, who were born nearly a century apart, became entwined at a small house on Limerock Street.

Exhibit

Miriam and Donald MacMillan, Greenland, 1947

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

Exhibit

 Capt. MacMillan's departure, Wiscasset, 1925

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.

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Site

America's Cup defender 'Ranger' under sail, 1937

Maine Maritime Museum

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Site

First car to cross Penobscot Bay on ice, 1917

Belfast Historical Society

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Site

Bowdoin group at Negro Island Harbor, Nova Scotia, 1891

Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center

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