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Historical Items

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Item 8856

Sailing vessel OLYMPIC, Bath, 1892

Contributed by: Maine Maritime Museum Date: 1892 Location: Bath Media: Photographic print

Item 10148

Sailing lessons at Camp Runoia

Contributed by: Camp Runoia Date: 1945 Location: Belgrade Lakes Media: Photographic print

Item 22693

Sailing vessels in Portland Harbor, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1910 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 37310

158 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: James H McDonald Use: Store & Storage

Exhibits

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A Tale of Two Sailmakers

Camden has been home to generations of fishermen, shipbuilders, sailmakers, and others who make their living through the sea. The lives of two Camden sailmakers, who were born nearly a century apart, became entwined at a small house on Limerock Street.

Exhibit

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 <em>Bowdoin,</em> which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.

Exhibit

Wiscasset's Arctic Connection

Scientist, author and explorer Donald B. MacMillan established Wiscasset as his homeport for many of the voyages he made to the Arctic region starting in the early 1920s.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Bryant-Rockefeller

… 21570 infoTrenton Cemetery & Keeping Society This is a photograph of Donald Bryant seated on the Rockefeller's sailing sloop, "Jack Tar II".

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Blue Hill, Maine - Friendship vessel, Blue Hill, 1907

… Blue Hill Public Library Description A sailing vessel named Friendship in Blue Hill. View additional information about this item on the…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Shipbuilding During and after the Civil War - 1861 to 1900

Sail damage was guaranteed in the horrendous storms in passages around Cape Horn. The sail loft they built in 1875 still stands in its original…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES
by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne

Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII

Story

The only letter to survive World War II
by Cyrene Slegona

Only one of many letters my father sent to his wife remained after he came home from World War II.