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Historical Items (142)  |  Tax Records (1)  |  Exhibits (12)  |  Sites (13)  | 

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Item 31055

Title: Bait Sponger, Scarborough, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum

Date: circa 1920

Media: Wood, steel

Item 61876

Title: Spencer Joyce describes lobstering, Swan's Island, 1967-2010

Contributed by: Swan's Island Educational Society

Date: 2010

Location: Swans Island

Media: mp3

Item 79585

Title: Wooden lobster traps, South Bristol, ca. 1978

Contributed by: South Bristol Historical Society

Date: circa 1978

Location: South Bristol

Media: color photograph

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Item 90188

Address: Griffin property, Cliff Island Road, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Stephen H. Griffin

Use: Dwelling & Store

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

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."

Exhibit

Noon Lunch, Eagle Lake, 1911

Umbazooksus & Beyond

Visitors to the Maine woods in the early twentieth century often recorded their adventures in private diaries or journals and in photographs. Their remembrances of canoeing, camping, hunting and fishing helped equate Maine with wilderness.

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Site

Marsh Staddle, Scarborough, ca. 1900

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag

The history of a 350+-year-old city south of Portland, the Scarborough site was constructed by representatives from Scarborough Historical Society, Scarborough Middle School, and Scarborough Public Library. Exhibits include the marsh, transportation and roads, shipyards and shipwrecks, clamming and lobstering, famous residents, and education.

Site

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.

Site

America's Cup defender 'Ranger' under sail, 1937

Maine Maritime Museum

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