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Item 80465

The Lobster Pot, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Friendship Museum

Date: circa 1940

Location: Friendship

Media: Photographic print

Item 80346

Sherman Jameson buying lobsters, Friendship, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Friendship Museum

Date: circa 1910

Location: Friendship

Media: Photographic print

Item 80466

Friendship Harbor, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Friendship Museum

Date: circa 1940

Location: Friendship

Media: Photographic print

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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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Northport Hotel, ca. 1900

Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

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W. R. Allan Residence, Dennysville, ca. 1910

Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

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 Lobster Trap Branding Iron, 1961

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering - Page 3 of 4

A smack was a small sailing vessel with an open holding well with holes drilled into it to allow circulation of seawater.

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Salem Towne Map, Mount Desert Island, ca. 1808

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Building Community and Commerce

Soon smack-men were sailing the coast, buying lobsters to carry to Boston and New York. As the demand for lobsters grew, something else opened up the…