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Item 25017

Vista of a Four Master, Mount Desert Island, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library

Date: circa 1940

Media: Postcard

Item 4195

The "William H. Conner," Searsport, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1880

Location: Searsport

Media: Photographic print

Item 7634

'Chas. W. Parker Jr.' interior, Portland, ca. 1909

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1913

Media: Photoprint

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Friendship Harbor and the steamboat landing, ca. 1910

Jameson & Wotton Wharf, Friendship

Since 1897, the Jameson & Wotton Wharf in Friendship has been an important addition to the community on Muscongus Bay. The wharf, which is accessible at all tides, was a steamboat stop for many years, as well as important to the lobster business.

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Tuna catch, South Bristol, ca.1950

A Town Is Born: South Bristol, 1915

After being part of the town of Bristol for nearly 150 years, residents of South Bristol determined that their interests would be better served by becoming a separate town and they broke away from the large community of Bristol.

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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.

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Andrew Smith's store, Swan's Island, ca. 1940

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Andrew Smith Store

Andrew Smith Store Andrew Smith's store, Swan's Island, ca. 1940Item Contributed bySwan's Island Educational Society Captain Andrew C.

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Early fishing schooner, ca. 1870

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Islanders at Work

Islanders at Work Text by Beverly McAloon Audios created and produced by Meghan Vigeant Images from the Swan's Island Historical Society In 1786…

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Big Fella the bull, Staples house, Swan's Island, ca. 1980

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Old Buildings

Old Buildings Bonnie and Donnie Staples' house Minturn Schoolhouse The Tea Room Redmen's Hall Seaside Hall Andrew Smith Store…

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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