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Item 178

Portland Harbor ship list, 1828

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1828-11-30 Location: Portland Media: ink on paper

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Item 14140

Crew list, Brig Argo, Bath, 1804

Contributed by: National Archives at Boston Date: 1804-12-03 Location: Bath Media: paper

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Item 9429

The Cruiser, Freeport, January 1859

Contributed by: Freeport Historical Society Date: 1859 Location: Freeport; South Freeport Media: paper

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A Town Is Born: South Bristol, 1915

After being part of the town of Bristol for nearly 150 years, residents of South Bristol determined that their interests would be better served by becoming a separate town and they broke away from the large community of Bristol.


Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.


Great Cranberry Island's Preble House

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.

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Historic Hallowell - Shipping

Every time they got a new shipping material(another item) the captain would write it all down in his captains log which contains the item, how much…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - III. Boom, bustle, bust: The Steamboat Years to WWII

… Swan’s Island had a population of 570 and was listed for the first time as a separate community in the U.S. Census.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Maritime Tales: Shipyards and Shipwrecks - Page 2 of 2

However, efforts to refloat the freighter were unsuccessful and the ship was abandoned. Part of the ship’s cargo had been bolts of heavy…

My Maine Stories

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Peter Spanos fled the genocide in Turkey to Maine
by anonymous

Peter Spanos fled the Greek genocide in Smyrna in 1922, coming to Maine to work as a fruit peddler


Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey