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Historical Items

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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 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 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 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

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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?


Cape Elizabeth Shipwrecks

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


Capturing Arts and Artists in the 1930s

Emmie Bailey Whitney of the Lewiston Journal Saturday Magazine and her husband, noted amateur photographer G. Herbert Whitney, captured in words and photographs the richness of Maine's arts scene during the Great Depression.

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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Historic Hallowell - Eastern Illustrating Company

1910Item Contributed byPenobscot Marine Museum Waterfront viewed from Chelsea Heights, Hallowell, ca.

My Maine Stories

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

My service in Afghanistan with the Marines


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


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.