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Historical Items

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Item 54927

Inuit aboard schooner 'Bowdoin,' West Greenland

Contributed by: Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center Media: Photo negative

Item 55114

West Greenland women aboard the 'Bowdoin,' 1926

Contributed by: Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center Date: 1926 Media: Photo negative

Item 55120

U.S.S. 'Bowdoin' crew, Greenland, 1941

Contributed by: Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center Date: 1941 Media: Photo negative

Exhibits

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Exhibit

The Schooner Bowdoin: Ninety Years of Seagoing History

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.

Exhibit

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.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Historic Hallowell - Hurricanes Of 1954 - Stories and Timelines

… depression Edna dies out off the coast of Greenland. The hurricane lasted a total of 13 days.