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Item 29398

Clam Permit, town of Scarborough, 1897

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: 1897 Location: Scarborough Media: Ink on paper

Item 29401

Protection of clams in the Town of Scarborough, 1853

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: 1853-02-18 Location: Scarborough Media: Ink on paper

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Online Exhibits

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Lincoln County through the Eastern Eye

The Penobscot Marine Museum’s photography collections include nearly 50,000 glass plate negatives of images for "real photo" postcards produced by the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company of Belfast. This exhibit features postcards from Lincoln County.

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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.

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CODE RED: Climate, Justice & Natural History Collections

Explore topics around climate change by reuniting collections from one of the nation's earliest natural history museums, the Portland Society of Natural History. The exhibition focuses on how museums collect, and the role of humans in creating changes in society, climate, and biodiversity.

Site Pages

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering - Page 2 of 4

The sea, or hen, clam was trucked in from Wildwood, New Jersey. The hen clam became central to the factory’s operation, necessitating a need for more…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering - Page 4 of 4

Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering I Remember Lobster Fishing in Scarborough Most clam and lobster fisheries in Scarborough have been…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering - Page 3 of 4

As weather permits, traps are hauled up one to five days later. Originally, hauling was done by hand using a gaff (a stick with a hooked end) to hook…