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Historical Items

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Item 31989

Sardine carrier, Lubec, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Item 34319

Sardine carrier Mary Anne deck, Thomaston, 1947, ca. 1947

Contributed by: Rockland Historical Society Date: circa 1947 Location: Thomaston; Lubec; Eastport Media: Photographic print

Item 34318

Sardine carrier Mary Anne hits the water, Thomaston, 1947, 1947

Contributed by: Rockland Historical Society Date: 1947 Location: Thomaston Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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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.


Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.

Site Pages

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Lubec, Maine - Susie Calder: Lubec's Sardine Queen

"There was a carrier, we called it, and the flakes with the fish on them came down the carrier. We’d pick the flake right up and put it on our table…"

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Lubec, Maine - Timeline

"… Lubec – 583 inhabitants Sailing Sardine Carriers Docking, Lubec, ca. 1900Lubec Memorial Library 1800 – 1850 1804 – 1830 • Twenty vessels…"

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Lubec, Maine - McCurdy Herring Smokehouse - Page 4 of 4

"… the housing for the pump, the flexible hose that extended down into the hold of the sardine carrier, and the exterior part of the sluiceway."