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Contributed by: Colby College Special Collections
Location: South Portland; Portland
Media: Ink on paper
Contributed by: Northeast Historic Film
Date: circa 1970
Media: 16mm film
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.