Steamer "J.T. Morse" leaving Northeast Harbor, ca. 1900

Contributed by Mount Desert Island Historical Society


This photo, by W.H. Ballard, is of the steamship "J.T. Morse." The J.T. Morse was one of the several steamers that plied waters off Mount Desert during the period prior to automobile traffic. Automobiles were not accepted onto the island until after 1913.

The J.T. Morse was owned by the Eastern Steamship Company. This steamship carried both merchant goods and travelers.

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  • Title: Steamer "J.T. Morse" leaving Northeast Harbor, ca. 1900
  • Creator: W. H. Ballard
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Location: Southwest Harbor, Hancock County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 20 cm x 25 cm
  • Local Code: MDIHSjpg97560729
  • Collection: W.H. Ballard Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Mount Desert Island Historical Society
PO Box 653, 353 Sound Drive, Mount Desert, ME 04660
(207) 276-9323

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