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Item 101721

Title: Boat under construction, Norcross, 1905

Contributed by: Norcross Heritage Trust

Date: 1905

Location: Indian Purchase Township No. 3

Media: Photograph

Item 46064

Title: Colson Boat Shop, Lubec, ca. 1978

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: circa 1985

Location: Lubec

Media: Photograph

Item 72490

Title: Colson Boat Shop, Lubec, 1975

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: 1975

Location: Lubec

Media: Kodachrome slide

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Item 86375

Address: Club, Holyoke Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Power Boat Association

Use: Club

Item 52692

Address: 240 Franklin Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Back Bay Motor Boat Club

Use: Club House

Item 52693

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

Owner in 1924: Back Bay Motor Boat Club

Use: Club House

Exhibits Showing 3 of 26 View All


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.


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.


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.

Sites Showing 3 of 26 View All


Oldest known photograph of Guilford, Covered Bridge, ca. 1850

Guilford, Maine

An extensive history of a small central Maine town as compiled by team members from Guilford Historical Society and Piscataquis Community Middle School, with input from Guilford Memorial Library, Guilford Economic Development Board, and the Guilford’s town office. Manufacturing, festive events, historic buildings, notable veterans, and education, are covered in depth.


Mono Aircraft Company, Presque Isle, 1935

Presque Isle: The Star City

The history of a northern Maine community as told by an array of local institutions and organizations. Site contributors include University of Maine at Presque Isle, Presque Isle Historical Society, Mark and Emily Turner Memorial Library, Presque Isle Middle School. Some of the topics include historic buildings, potato farming, transportation and the Aroostook Valley Railroad.


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.