Turtle Head, Islesboro, ca. 1915

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
  • Location: Turtle Head, Islesboro, Waldo County, ME
  • Media: Postcard
  • Local Code: Postcard Collection - Turtle Head
  • Object Type: Image

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

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