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Item 82113

Title: Schooner Elizabeth W. Nunan launch in East Boothbay, July 1908

Contributed by: Boothbay Region Historical Society

Date: 1908

Location: East Boothbay

Media: Photograph

Item 20563

Title: Ship Sam Skolfield

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society

Date: circa 1980

Location: Brunswick; Harpswell

Media: Photograph

Item 26297

Title: Baring Brothers Launch, Thomaston 1877

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society

Date: 1877

Location: Thomaston

Media: Photograph

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Miriam and Donald MacMillan, Greenland, 1947

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

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."