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Historical Items

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Item 7876

On Penobscot Bay, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Media: Photoprint

Item 44458

'On Blue Penobscot Bay,' Camden, 1932

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1932 Media: Ink on paper

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Item 23347

Colliers victory in Penobscot Bay, 1779

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1779-08-13 Media: Ink on paper

Exhibits

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Jameson & Wotton Wharf, Friendship

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.

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Holding up the Sky: Wabanaki people, culture, history, and art

Learn about Native diplomacy and obligation by exploring 13,000 years of Wabanaki residence in Maine through 17th century treaties, historic items, and contemporary artworks—from ash baskets to high fashion. Wabanaki voices contextualize present-day relevance and repercussions of 400 years of shared histories between Wabanakis and settlers to their region.

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Gifts From Gluskabe: Maine Indian Artforms

According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.

Site Pages

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Surry by the Bay - Resources

(editor), Penobscot The Forest, River and Bay. Island Institute, 1996. Surry's Centennial Souvenir, 1903. Varney, George J.

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Our Resources

… Affordable Property, PO Box 206, 376 West Bay Road, 734.2299 Islesboro Community Center, PO Box 265, 103 Pendleton Point Road, 734.8200…

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Water Transportation

… to or from nearby towns on this side of Penobscot Bay such as Belfast or Camden. One could travel by steamboat from Islesboro to Rockland and…