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Historical Items

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Item 13636

West Quoddy Head Lighthouse front door

Contributed by: West Quoddy Head Light Keepers Association Date: circa 1935 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Item 16501

Wood Island Lighthouse, Biddeford, 1994

Contributed by: Friends of Wood Island Lighthouse Date: 1994 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Item 16423

Postcard Wood Island Lighthouse, Biddeford c 1902

Contributed by: Friends of Wood Island Lighthouse Date: 1902 Location: Biddeford Media: Postcard

Exhibits

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Cape Elizabeth Shipwrecks

The rocky coastline of Cape Elizabeth has sent many vessels to their watery graves.

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Mural mystery in Westport Island's Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House

The Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House, a well-preserved Greek Revival house on Westport Island, has a mystery contained within--a panoramic narrative mural. The floor-to-ceiling mural contains eight painted panels that create a colorful coastal seascape which extends through the front hallway and up the stairwell. The name of the itinerant painter has been lost over time, can you help us solve the mystery of who he or she was?

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Commander George Henry Preble

George Henry Preble of Portland, nephew of Edward Preble who was known as the father of the U.S. Navy, temporarily lost his command during the Civil War when he was charged with failing to stop a Confederate ship from getting through the Union blockade at Mobile.

Site Pages

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Lubec, Maine - The Lighthouse at West Quoddy Head

Living at the Lighthouse Not an easy life those early days, roadless dense forest isolating the early lightkeepers from the small farming population…

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West Quoddy Head Light Keepers Association

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Friends of Wood Island Light

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