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Item 76880

Schooner 'Bowdoin,' 1946

Contributed by: Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center

Date: 1946

Media: transparency

Item 76878

Inuit boys aboard schooner 'Bowdoin,' 1949

Contributed by: Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center

Date: 1949

Media: Photographic print

Item 76882

Schooner 'Bowdoin' melting out, Refuge Harbor, Greenland, 1924

Contributed by: Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center

Date: 1924-07-01

Media: Photographic print

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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.

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Grand Falls Expedition party, Labrador, 1891

Bowdoin College Scientific Expedition to Labrador

"The Bowdoin Boys" -- some students and recent graduates -- traveled to Labrador in 1891 to collect artifacts, specimens, and to try to find Grand Falls, a waterfall deep in Labrador's interior.

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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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Bowdoin group at Negro Island Harbor, Nova Scotia, 1891

Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - General Henry Knox Museum

Summer teacher institute on the historic schooner Bowdoin X Montpelier is open for guided tours Memorial Day weekend through Columbus Day Tuesday…