Contributed by Islesboro Historical Society
Turtle Head is located at the northern tip of Islesboro. It was so named by Thomas Pownal, Governor of Massachusetts in the mid 18th century, because he said the shape exactly resembled a turtle.
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- Title: Turtle Head, Islesboro, ca. 1915
- Creation Date: circa 1915
- Subject Date: circa 1915
- Local Name: Turtle Head
- Town: Islesboro
- County: Waldo
- State: ME
- Media: Postcard
- Local Code: Postcard Collection - Turtle Head
- Object Type: Image
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For more information about this item, contact:Islesboro Historical Society
PO Box 301, 388 Main Road, Islesboro, ME 04848
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