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Item 36602

Title: Saco River wharves, Biddeford-Saco, ca. 1894

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: circa 1894

Location: Biddeford; Saco

Media: Photographic print

Item 100117

Title: The Harbor from Main Street, Rockland, ca. 1875

Contributed by: Rockland Historical Society

Date: circa 1875

Location: Rockland

Media: Stereo View, stereograph

Item 100118

Title: Harbor from Main Street, Rockland, ca. 1875

Contributed by: Rockland Historical Society

Date: circa 1875

Location: Rockland

Media: Half Stereo View, stereograph

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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.


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.


 Capt. MacMillan's departure, Wiscasset, 1925

Wiscasset's Arctic Connection

Scientist, author and explorer Donald B. MacMillan established Wiscasset as his homeport for many of the voyages he made to the Arctic region starting in the early 1920s.

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Friendship steamer wharf, ca. 1915

Friendship Museum

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


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.


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.