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Historical Items

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Item 28768

Rear Admiral Robert E. Peary, ca. 1909

Contributed by: Maine State Museum Date: circa 1909 Media: Photographic print

Item 28775

Josephine Peary, ca. 1913

Contributed by: Maine State Museum Date: circa 1913 Media: Photographic print

Item 28774

Rear Admiral Robert E. Peary in dress uniform, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Maine State Museum Date: circa 1910 Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Exhibit

The Schooner Bowdoin: Ninety Years of Seagoing History

After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner <em>Bowdoin,</em> which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.

Exhibit

Wiscasset's Arctic Connection

Scientist, author and explorer Donald B. MacMillan established Wiscasset as his homeport for many of the voyages he made to the Arctic region starting in the early 1920s.