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Item 15477

Gouge

Contributed by: Davistown Museum

Date: 1800 - 1840

Location: Portland

Media: Forged iron and weld steel, wood handle

Item 14772

Ship's Caulking Tool Kit

Contributed by: Davistown Museum

Date: 1800 - 1840

Media: cast steel, wood, leather

Item 15625

Slick

Contributed by: Davistown Museum

Date: circa 1840

Location: Belfast; Warren

Media: Forged or cast steel

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Sailmaker's roping palm, 1888

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.

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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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Preble House, Great Cranberry Island, ca. 1895

Great Cranberry Island's Preble House

The Preble House, built in 1827 on a hilltop over Preble Cove on Great Cranberry Island, was the home to several generations of Hadlock, Preble, and Spurling family members -- and featured in several books.

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Shipbuilding Hewing Axe, Shipyard. Hallowell, ca. 1850's

Historic Hallowell - Shipbuilding

Shipbuilding Jordan Gardner, Nick Hanley & Grant Bowen Shipbuilding Hewing Axe, Shipyard. Hallowell, ca.

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Map of Waterfront, Thomaston, Maine 1855

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Shipbuilding Industry Expands - 1850 to 1857

Shipbuilding Industry Expands - 1850 to 1857 Map of Waterfront, Thomaston, Maine 1855Item Contributed byThomaston Historical Society In 1853…

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'Melissa Trask,' 1884

Surry by the Bay - Nineteenth Century

… 1884Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society Shipbuilding Seafaring enterprises played a major role in Surry's economy during the nineteenth…