Contributed by Freeport Historical Society
The Cruiser, Freeport, February 12, 1859, vol. 1 no. 3.
The hand-written newspaper was prepared by a church group for passing around the small shipbuilding community of South Freeport. Eight issues were prepared on a semi-monthly basis.
Issues include some shipping news, some illustrations, a few advertisements, stories, poems, essays, math problems and word puzzles. Some articles are written under pseudonyms. Issue No. 8 mentions that the group was suspending operation for the "season;" apparently they never resumed production.
About This Item
- Title: The Cruiser, Freeport, February 1859
- Creator: South Freeport Mutual Improvement Society
- Creation Date: 1859-02-12
- Subject Date: 1859
- Town: Freeport, South Freeport
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Paper
- Dimensions: 51 cm x 26 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 130
- Collection: The Cruiser, Coll. 130
- Object Type: Text and Image
For more information about this item, contact:Freeport Historical Society
45 Main Street, Freeport, ME 04032
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LC Subject Headings
- South Freeport Mutual Improvement Society--Publications
- Newspapers--Maine--South Freeport
- Freeport (Me.)--History--19th century
- Shipping--South Freeport (Me).
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