Keywords: Somes Sound
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 <em>Bowdoin,</em> which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.
Creation and other cultural tales are important to framing a culture's beliefs and values -- and passing those on. The Wabanaki -- Maliseet, Micmac, Passamaquoddy and Penobscot -- Indians of Maine and Nova Scotia tell stories of a cultural hero/creator, a giant who lived among them and who promised to return.
… small paving operation on the east side of Somes Sound at "The Sound" and purchased black powder from the Standard Granite Company at Hall Quarry.
Somes built a log cabin along the shore in what is now known as Somesville. Richardson built his home further down the shore near what is now called…