Navy Dirigible Shenandoah at Bar Harbor

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Navy Dirigible Shenandoah at Bar Harbor

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On July 2, 1925, Navy Dirigible Shenandoah left New Jersey bound for Bar Harbor, Maine to meet attendees of the annual conference of Governors. The conference was held at the world famous Poland Spring Hotel, but Governors from across the country toured the state in the airship, along with other modes of transportation.

The Navy Airship Shenandoah was the first of four rigid US Navy airships. Two months after the Governors convention, the Shenandoah was torn apart and crashed over Ohio.

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About This Item

  • Title: Navy Dirigible Shenandoah at Bar Harbor
  • Creation Date: 1925
  • Subject Date: circa 1925
  • Town: Bar Harbor
  • County: Hancock
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 11 cm x 8 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949.061.11115
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald glass negative collection
  • Object Type: Image

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