Lime Kiln Wharf, Islesboro, ca. 1900

Contributed by Islesboro Historical Society

Description

Passengers waiting to board the steamboat Golden Rod.

Lime Kiln Wharf, Islesboro's first steamboat wharf, was built in Pripet (northern end of the island) in 1847. Steamboats served as the islanders' primary source of transportation to and from the island until ferry transportation was introduced in 1937. Lime Kiln Wharf was abandoned after World War II.

Written on postcard, "Lime Kiln Wharf Islesboro"

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About This Item

  • Title: Lime Kiln Wharf, Islesboro, ca. 1900
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Local Name: Pripet
  • Town: Islesboro
  • County: Waldo
  • State: ME
  • Media: Postcard
  • Local Code: Postcards, Pripet
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Islesboro Historical Society
PO Box 301, 388 Main Road, Islesboro, ME 04848
(207) 734-6733

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