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Title: Chase House, Wiscasset, 1939
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Media: Black and white photograph
Contributed by: Boston Public Library
Media: Ink on paper; lithograph
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.
Maine Yankee Nuclear Power Plant in Wiscasset generated electricity from 1972 until 1996. Activists concerned about the plant's safety led three unsuccessful referendum campaigns in the 1980s to shut it down.