Keywords: Preble, William Pitt
Contributed by: Great Cranberry Island Historical Society Date: 1836 Location: Cranberry Isles Media: Leather with ink inscription
The Preble House, built in 1827 on a hilltop over Preble Cove on Great Cranberry Island, was the home to several generations of Hadlock, Preble, and Spurling family members -- and featured in several books.
The history of the region now known as Maine did not begin at statehood in 1820. What was Maine before it was a state? How did Maine separate from Massachusetts? How has the Maine we experience today been shaped by thousands of years of history?
Two shipyards in South Portland, built quickly in 1941 to construct cargo ships for the British and Americans, produced nearly 270 ships in two and a half years. Many of those vessels bore the names of notable Mainers.
… Compromise: A Moral Dilemma William P. Preble to William King regarding Missouri Compromise, Portland, 1820 Although delighted by the arrival…
… as the separationist delegation led by William Preble claimed an inaccuracy in the meaning of the term "majority." In response to Preble's faulty…