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Historical Items

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Item 19204

Steamship Norumbega

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library Date: circa 1905 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Postcard

Item 42159

Steamship "Horatio Hall," ca. 1898

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1898 Media: Paint, canvas, cloth, wood

Item 80432

Maine Steamship Company brochure, 1902

Contributed by: Friendship Museum Date: 1902 Location: Bar Harbor; Poland Springs; New York; Portland Media: paper

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Tax Records

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Item 37302

144 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Clinton W. Davis Agent Use: Shop - Junk

Item 37314

180 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Pocahantas Fuel Company, Inc. Use: Store

Item 37279

79-85 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: W.L. Blake & Co. Use: Store - Office - Warehouse

Exhibits

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Moosehead Steamboats

After the canoe, steamboats became the favored method of transportation on Moosehead Lake. They revolutionized movement of logs and helped promote tourism in the region.

Exhibit

Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.

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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.

Site Pages

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Summer Street

Summer Street Steamship Gypsie, entering the Sowadabscook Stream, circa 1895 Item 27778 infoHampden Historical Society

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Summer Street

Summer Street Wharf of the Boston and Bangor Steamship Company, Hampden, 1916 Item 27751 infoHampden Historical Society

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Lubec, Maine - S.S. Cumberland: Steamer Brought Passengers and Prosperity to Lubec but Met Tragic End

Pike and C.H. Clark, was formed to secure steamship service for the town. They presented their case to International Steamship Company officials…