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Peter William Rowe (1864-1944) was a native of Maitland, Hants County, Nova Scotia who emigrated to New London, Connecticut in the early 1890s and then later in the 1890s to Portland.
Rowe was a ship carpenter for many years and built bridges in Portland; he later operated a milk business on Munjoy Hill.
A son of Irish immigrants, Rowe married Bridget Anne Carrigg (1864-1957), a native of Smithstown, Drumline, County Clare, Ireland.
About This Item
- Title: Portland milkman Peter W. Rowe, ca. 1900
- Creation Date: circa 1900
- Subject Date: circa 1900
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME, Nova Scotia
- Media: Photographic print
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Canadian immigrants
- Dairy peddlers
- Irish immigrants
- Munjoy Hill
- Ship carpenters
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