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Historical Items

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Item 82304

Commentary on seaman and marine hospital, Portland, ca. 1835

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1835 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 9847

Scenery, St. Agate, 1924

Contributed by: Ste. Agathe Historical Society Date: 1924 Location: Saint Agatha Media: Oil painting

Item 12515

Marines, Portland, 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1900-08-07 Location: Portland; Portland Media: Glass Negative

Tax Records

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Item 85792

George F. Mariner Heirs property, W. side Island Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: George F. Mariner Heirs Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 86861

Marine Machine Shop, Portland Pier, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Proprietors of Portland Pier Use: Marine Machine Shop

Item 85090

Drowne property, Mariner's Lot, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Charles E. Drowne Use: Workshop

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 111596

Patterson studio, Cape Elizabeth, 1925

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1925 Location: Cape Elizabeth Client: C. R. Patterson Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Item 111580

Galen C. Moses house, Bath, 1901

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1901 Location: Bath Client: Galen C. Moses Architect: John Calvin Stevens

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

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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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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Cape Elizabeth Shipwrecks

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

Site Pages

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Penobscot Marine Museum

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Blue Hill, Maine - Mathematician

Mathematician Mariner's Compass, 1791 Item 33918 infoJonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc. This mariner's compass was also a study project at…

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Lincoln, Maine - William Kelly, Lincoln, 1943

He served in the Marine Corps from 1942-1945. He was stationed in the Pacific and served at the Battle of Guadalcanal.

My Maine Stories

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Story

My service in Afghanistan with the Marines and my life today
by Nicholas Krier

My service in Afghanistan with the Marines

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My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima

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My Vietnam service detailed in Life Magazine
by Henry B. Severance III

My company's service was documented by war photographer Catherine Leroy in Life Magazine.