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Item 20176

Title: St. Leon merchant ship, Castine, 1835

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1835

Location: Castine

Media: Photograph

Item 20555

Title: Merchant ship from the Skolfield fleet, ca. 1860s

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society

Date: circa 1980

Location: Brunswick; Harpswell

Media: Photograph

Item 15189

Title: John Jenners

Contributed by: City of Brewer

Date: circa 1864

Location: Brewer

Media: Photograph

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Item 86697

Address: Storage, Merchants Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: J B Brown

Use: Storage

Item 86713

Address: Club, Merchants Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Yacht Club

Use: Club

Item 86704

Address: 300-306 Merchants Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Sebago Ice Company

Use: Storage of Ice

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Raleigh Gilbert, Popham Colony, ca. 1607

Popham Colony

George Popham and a group of fellow Englishmen arrived at the mouth of the Kennebec River, hoping to trade with Native Americans, find gold and other valuable minerals, and discover a Northwest passage. In 18 months, the fledgling colony was gone.


Launch of Doris Hamlin, Harrington, 1919

Launch of the 'Doris Hamlin'

The Doris Hamlin, a four-masted schooner built at the Frye-Flynn Shipyard in Harrington, was one of the last vessels launched there, marking the decline of a once vigorous shipbuilding industry in Washington County.


Shepard Cary, Houlton, 1805-1866

Shepard Cary: Lumberman, Legislator, Leader and Legend

Shepard Cary (1805-1866) was one of the leading -- and wealthiest -- residents of early Aroostook County. He was a lumberman, merchant, mill operator, and legislator.

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Front Street, From Post Office Square, Bath. ca. 1930

Bath's Historic Downtown

The history of downtown Bath as created by the students of Bath Middle School, with assistance from members of the Sagadahoc History & Genealogy Room at the Patten Free Library and Bath Historical Society. Seventeen exhibits examine various historic blocks in the downtown section of the city.