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Keywords: Hewes Point

Historical Items

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Item 27030

Hewes Point Road, Islesboro, 1909

Contributed by: Islesboro Historical Society Date: 1909 Location: Islesboro Media: Photographic print

Item 27095

Hewes Point Landing, Islesboro, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Islesboro Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Islesboro Media: Postcard

Item 27096

Barber Shop, Islesboro, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Islesboro Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Islesboro Media: Postcard

Exhibits

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The Life and Legacy of the George Tate Family

Captain George Tate, mast agent for the King of England from 1751 to the Revolutionary War, and his descendants helped shape the development of Portland (first known as Falmouth) through activities such as commerce, shipping, and real estate.

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Amazing! Maine Stories

These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.

Site Pages

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Summer Resorts

… byIslesboro Historical Society HEWES POINT Hewes Point, south of Ryder’s Cove, facing Bounty Cove and the present Northeast Point, welcomed its…

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Early Settlements

Hewes Point developed into Islesboro's second summer resort area in the 1880s, but was a year 'round community as well.

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Water Transportation

Later, wharves were constructed at Ryder’s Cove, Hewes Point, Smith’s Landing and, by 1891, at Dark Harbor.