Portland milkman Peter W. Rowe, ca. 1900

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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.

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  • Title: Portland milkman Peter W. Rowe, ca. 1900
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Locations:
    • Portland, Cumberland County, ME
    • Nova Scotia, Canada
    • Ireland
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Object Type: Image

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