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Historical Items

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Item 100440

Boats at Norcross Wharf, Norcross, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Norcross Heritage Trust Date: circa 1915 Location: Indian Purchase Township No. 3 Media: Photographic print

Item 101157

Boats at Norcross Wharf, North Twin Lake, ca. 1925

Contributed by: Norcross Heritage Trust Date: circa 1925 Location: Indian Purchase Township No. 3 Media: Photographic print

Item 18171

Sebago Boat, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Sebago Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Sebago Media: Elm and cedar shakes

Tax Records

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Item 86728

Boat House, Merrils Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: The Twitchell Champlin Company Use: Boat House

Item 36761

Assessor's Record, Garage & Boat House, Chester Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Devisees of John N. Long Use: Garage & Boat House

Item 86862

Fish House and Boat Shop, Portland Pier, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Proprietors of Portland Pier Use: Fish House and Boat Shop

Exhibits

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Jameson & Wotton Wharf, Friendship

Since 1897, the Jameson & Wotton Wharf in Friendship has been an important addition to the community on Muscongus Bay. The wharf, which is accessible at all tides, was a steamboat stop for many years, as well as important to the lobster business.

Exhibit

Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.

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.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Old buildings

… Society Johnson's or Potato Island with Harry Johnson's boat yard and the Patch Medicinal Oil factory where cod liver oil was pressed.

Site Page

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Draining Baird's Quarry

and Isaac Stinson in a boat in the Quarry Pond, Minturn, Swan's Island. The men are setting up the hose to drain the pond.

Site Page

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Old buildings

… left was the office where they sold various small boat related items and there was a place for the bookkeeper.

My Maine Stories

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The Joys of Kayaking - Pam's Story
by Pam Ferris-Olson

Pam has kayaked in many special places but her fondest memories are being made on Casco Bay

Story

In the midst of the tragedy of war, there are humorous moments
by Roger Ek, Seawolf 25

Never leave beer with the PBRs

Story

Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES
by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne

Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII