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Item 80347

Title: Application to extend the wharf, 1896

Contributed by: Friendship Museum

Date: 1896-07-15

Location: Friendship

Media: pencil on paper

Item 27766

Title: Schooner Petrel at Biddeford Pool wharf, 1911

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: circa 1911

Location: Biddeford

Media: Photograph

Item 81062

Title: Steamer Katahdin, Greenville Junction Wharf, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Moosehead Historical Society

Date: circa 1910

Location: Greenville

Media: Photograph

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Item 86151

Address: Central Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Central Wharf Proprietors

Item 86154

Address: Storage, Central Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Central Wharf Proprietors

Use: Storage

Item 86155

Address: Storage, Central Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Central Wharf Proprietors

Use: Storage

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Exhibit

Friendship Harbor and the steamboat landing, ca. 1910

Jameson & Wotton Wharf, Friendship

Since 1897, the Jameson & Wotton Wharf in Friendship has been an important addition to the community on Muscongus Bay. The wharf, which is accessible at all tides, was a steamboat stop for many years, as well as important to the lobster business.

Exhibit

Cut in Williams Quarry, Rockland, ca. 1875

Promoting Rockland Through a Stereopticon, 1875

Frank Crockett and photographer J.P. Armbrust took stereo views of Rockland's downtown, industry, and notable homes in the 1870s as a way to promote tourism to the town.

Exhibit

Park Street, Portland, 1886

Most Inconvenient Storm

A Portland newspaper wrote about an ice storm of January 28, 1886 saying, "The city of Portland was visited yesterday by the most inconvenient storm of the season."

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Site

Four men line fishing from a dory, Swan's Island, ca. 1910

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary

A look back at island life in Maine as captured by a team consisting of Swan's Island Educational Society representatives, which encompasses the community's library and historical society, a class from the Swan's Island School, and an Island Fellow from the Island Institute. Exhibit topics examine islanders at work and play, Baird's Quarry, old buildings, and the changing role of women on the island.

Site

Fales Edgarton House, Thomaston, ca. 1870

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea

The history of a town on the northern bank of the St. George River, as told by representatives from Thomaston Historical Society, Thomaston Public Library, Montpelier: the General Henry Knox Museum, and students from Georges Valley High School. Architecture, General Knox, the Civil War, the Great Depression, and the state prison are some of the topics covered.

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.