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Item 18956

Title: Torpedo Boat Destroyers and Warships in the Lower Harbor, Bar Harbor, ca. 1908

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library

Date: circa 1908

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: Postcard

Item 18939

Title: Bar Harbor View Showing U.S. Warships

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library

Date: circa 1908

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: Postcard

Item 8814

Title: Destroyer U.S.S. MADDOX (DD-731) under way

Contributed by: Maine Maritime Museum

Location: Bath

Media: black and white photograph

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Exhibit

Instructors building, Little Chebeague Island, 1947

Navy Firefighting School, Little Chebeague Island

Little Chebeague Island in Casco Bay was home to recreational facilities and a firefighting school for WWII sailors. The school was part of a Navy effort to have non-firefighting personnel knowledgeable in dealing with shipboard fires.

Exhibit

Civil War quilt , Belfast, 1864

Belfast During the Civil War: The Home Front

Belfast residents responded to the Civil War by enlisting in large numbers, providing relief from the home front to soldiers, defending Maine's shoreline, and closely following the news from soldiers and from various battles.

Exhibit

Southern Cross commemorative print, ca. 1928

Big Timber: the Mast Trade

Britain was especially interested in occupying Maine during the Colonial era to take advantage of the timber resources. The tall, straight, old growth white pines were perfect for ships' masts to help supply the growing Royal Navy.

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Site

At the Bluffs, Rogue Bluffs, ca. 1895

Porter Memorial Library

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

Site

Front Street, From Post Office Square, Bath. ca. 1930

Bath's Historic Downtown

The history of downtown Bath as created by the students of Bath Middle School, with assistance from members of the Sagadahoc History & Genealogy Room at the Patten Free Library and Bath Historical Society. Seventeen exhibits examine various historic blocks in the downtown section of the city.

Site

Survey Chart, Islesboro, 1884

Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay

A history of one of Maine’s many populated islands. The site was created by a team consisting of representatives from Islesboro Historical Society, Islesboro Central School, and the Alice L. Pendleton Library. Early settlements, businesses and cottage industries, schools, water transportation, and summer resorts are the topics covered.