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Historical Items

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Item 66541

Dock Square, Kennebunkport, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Boston Public Library Date: circa 1938 Location: Kennebunkport Media: Linen texture postcard

Item 22074

Gilpatrick's Cove and Rock End Dock, Northeast Harbor, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Great Harbor Maritime Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Mount Desert Media: Photographic print

Item 13654

G.A.R. Parade in Kennebunkport

Contributed by: Kennebunk Free Library Date: circa 1880 Location: Kennebunkport Media: Cabinet photograph

Tax Records

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Item 86816

Assessor's Record, 206 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Elizabeth W. Thomas Estate Use: Dock only

Item 37231

Assessor's Record, 14 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Grand Trunk R.R. Use: Dock only

Item 53271

Assessor's Record, 48-68 Fore Street (rear), Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Grand Trunk Railroad Co. Use: Dock only

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 110183

US Naval Receiving Station additions and alterations, Portland, 1940-1944

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1940–1944 Location: Portland Client: Public Works Office Architect: United States Navy Bureau of Yards and Docks

Online Exhibits

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The Irish on the Docks of Portland

Many of the dockworkers -- longshoremen -- in Portland were Irish or of Irish descent. The Irish language was spoken on the docks and Irish traditions followed, including that of giving nicknames to the workers, many of whose given names were similar.


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.


History in Motion: The Era of the Electric Railways

Street railways, whether horse-drawn or electric, required the building of trestles and tracks. The new form of transportation aided industry, workers, vacationers, and other travelers.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Waterfront - Page 2 of 2

… a closer look! Check out the kids fishing on the dock!Hubbard Free Library The wharf that was on the Kennebec is like a dock where ships could…

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Historic Hallowell - Transportation

Once the ship was at the dock, the cotton was brought up to the mill by horse and wagon. When the cotton was shipped out, they were brought to other…

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Water Transportation

… $3,000 a year over a ten year period.” The ferry docks on Islesboro and in Lincolnville were maintained by the State of Maine.

My Maine Stories

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Childhood Memories of Learning to Swim on Rangeley Lake
by Betty C.

Betty's two older sisters taught her how to swim on Rangeley Lake.


Swimming with Jellyfish
by Cathy. L

At the age of 19 Cathy attended an Audubon Camp at Hog Island.


Langdon Burton and the Cold, Wet Tourists
by Phil Tedrick

A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman