Contributed by Bucksport Historical Society
George Wardwell used these snowshoes on the expedition to the North Pole with Admiral Robert Peary in 1909. He was the only person from Bucksport on the expedition, but did not go all the way to the North Pole.
About This Item
- Title: George Wardwell snowshoes, Bucksport, ca. 1909
- Creation Date: circa 1909
- Subject Date: circa 1909
- Location: Bucksport, Hancock County, ME
- Media: Wood, leather
- Object Type: Physical Object
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Personal belongings
- Arctic regions--Discovery and exploration--Equipment and supplies
- Peary, Robert E. (Robert Edwin), 1856-1920
For more information about this item, contact:Bucksport Historical Society
PO Box 798, Bucksport, ME 04416
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