Keywords: Gold rush
The Preble House, built in 1827 on a hilltop over Preble Cove on Great Cranberry Island, was the home to several generations of Hadlock, Preble, and Spurling family members -- and featured in several books.
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.
A summer resident of Wayne collected more than 3,000 bookplates to honor Maine native and noted opera singer Annie Louise Cary and to support the Cary Memorial Library.
… need of a trip to Alaska!” (The Alaskan Gold Rush was in full swing at this time, the major difference being that actual gold was being found…
… first vessel to leave Maine for during the gold rush. Raynes was quite successful and was a founder and important citizen of the town of Yreka.