Keywords: Shipping list
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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Media: ink on paper
Contributed by: National Archives at Boston
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.
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.
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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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…
… Swan’s Island had a population of 570 and was listed for the first time as a separate community in the U.S. Census.
However, efforts to refloat the freighter were unsuccessful and the ship was abandoned. Part of the ship’s cargo had been bolts of heavy…