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Historical Items Showing 3 of 259 View All

Item 101721

Boat under construction, Norcross, 1905

Contributed by: Norcross Heritage Trust

Date: 1905

Location: Indian Purchase Township No. 3

Media: Photographic print

Item 46064

Colson Boat Shop, Lubec, ca. 1978

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: circa 1985

Location: Lubec

Media: Photographic print

Item 72490

Colson Boat Shop, Lubec, 1975

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: 1975

Location: Lubec

Media: Kodachrome slide

Tax Records Showing 3 of 14 View All

Item 86375

Club, Holyoke Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Power Boat Association

Use: Club

Item 52692

240 Franklin Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Back Bay Motor Boat Club

Use: Club House

Item 52693

Assessor's Record, 240 Franklin Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Back Bay Motor Boat Club

Use: Club House

Exhibits Showing 3 of 29 View All

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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.

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Rockefeller Drive, Mt. Desert Island, ca. 1935

Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.

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Miriam and Donald MacMillan, Greenland, 1947

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 Bowdoin, which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.

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Johnson's Island, Swan's Island, ca. 1950

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Old buildings

… Society Johnson's or Potato Island with Harry Johnson's boat yard and the Patch Medicinal Oil factory where cod liver oil was pressed.

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Barter's Wharf, Swan's Island, ca. 1940

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Old buildings

… left was the office where they sold various small boat related items and there was a place for the bookkeeper.

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Big Fella the bull, Staples house, Swan's Island, ca. 1980

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Old Buildings

Old Buildings Bonnie and Donnie Staples' house Minturn Schoolhouse The Tea Room Redmen's Hall Seaside Hall Andrew Smith Store…

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Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES

by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne


Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII