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Item 84814

William Pitt Preble, ca. 1850

Contributed by: Great Cranberry Island Historical Society Date: circa 1850 Location: Cranberry Isles Media: Daguerreotype

Item 84880

William Pitt Preble, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Great Cranberry Island Historical Society Date: circa 1870 Location: Cranberry Isles Media: Tintype

Item 82283

William Pitt Preble wallet, Great Cranberry Island, 1836

Contributed by: Great Cranberry Island Historical Society Date: 1836 Location: Cranberry Isles Media: Leather with ink inscription

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Exhibits

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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.

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South Portland's Wartime Shipbuilding

Two shipyards in South Portland, built quickly in 1941 to construct cargo ships for the British and Americans, produced nearly 270 ships in two and a half years. Many of those vessels bore the names of notable Mainers.

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Drawing Together: Art of the Longfellows

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is best know as a poet, but he also was accomplished in drawing and music. He shared his love of drawing with most of his siblings. They all shared the frequent activity of drawing and painting with their children. The extended family included many professional as well as amateur artists, and several architects.