Contributed by Westport Island History Committee
As the wife of a seafaring man, Sarah Tibbetts was often without the companionship of her husband. At home, she cared for their youngest child and a grandson.
Her husband, Captain John M. Tibbetts (1841-1926) was expected in port in nearby Bath to reload his ship, presenting an opportunity to visit him. Her daughter-in-law, Lottie Boucher, was helping to make this possible.
About This Item
- Title: Sarah Tibbetts hoping to visit husband in port, Westport Island, 1895
- Creator: Tibbetts, Sarah A
- Creation Date: 1895
- Subject Date: 1895
- Town: Bath, Westport Island
- County: Lincoln, Sagadahoc
- State: ME
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions: 17.8 cm x 22.9 cm
- Collection: John M. Tibbetts Collection
- Object Type: Text
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6 Fowles Point Road, Westport Island, ME 04578
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