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Item 18956

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

Bar Harbor View Showing U.S. Warships

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library

Date: circa 1908

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: Postcard

Item 8814

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

Contributed by: Maine Maritime Museum

Date: 1944

Location: Bath

Media: Photographic print

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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.

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Freeland Holmes and Caroline Holmes, Foxcroft, ca. 1860

The Washburns of Livermore

Members of the Washburn family of Livermore participated in the Civil War in a variety of ways -- from Caroline at the homefront, to Samuel at sea, Elihu, as a Congressman from Illinois, and Israel governor of Maine. The family had considerable influence politically on several fronts.

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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.

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At the Bluffs, Rogue Bluffs, ca. 1895

Porter Memorial Library

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

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Big Tree, Islesboro, ca. 1920

Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Early Settlements

… ship, donated to the U.S.Navy, was converted to a warship and was the first vessel sunk in the war by German submarines in 1917.

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SEE NOTE Detail of USGS Topographical Map of Bath,  2000

Bath's Historic Downtown - History Overview

… survived the Depression and again became a major warship producer during and after World War II. Center Street Postcard, Bath, ca.