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Item 36411

Portrait of Louise Caroline (Wilcox) Putnam, York, ca. 1856

Contributed by: Old York Historical Society Date: circa 1856 Location: York Media: Oil on canvas

Item 20972

John Dillingham to wife, 1847

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1847 Location: Freeport; New York Media: Ink on paper

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Item 20969

John Dillingham to wife, 1846

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1846 Location: New York; Freeport Media: Ink on paper

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Online Exhibits

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Harry Lyon: An Old Sea Dog Takes to the Air

Through a chance meeting, Harry Lyon of Paris Hill became the navigator on the 1928 flight of the Southern Cross, the first trans-Pacific flight. His skill as a navigator, despite his lack of experience, was a key factor on the flight's success.


The Schooner Bowdoin: Ninety Years of Seagoing History

After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner <em>Bowdoin,</em> which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.


The Life and Legacy of the George Tate Family

Captain George Tate, mast agent for the King of England from 1751 to the Revolutionary War, and his descendants helped shape the development of Portland (first known as Falmouth) through activities such as commerce, shipping, and real estate.

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Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Ship Captains

Hallowell Ship Captains John Agry, Sea Captain, Hallowell, ca. 1801Hubbard Free Library Captain John Agry was born in 1763.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - The "Edward O'Brien", the "Washington B. Thomas", & "Edna Hoyt"

Captain William Lermond’s second wife, Hattie Winchenbach, lost her life in the shipwreck. Schooner "Edna Hoyt" Thomaston, ca.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox: The Funeral

… Vose, Miss Caroline (Knox’s youngest daughter), Captain Fales (for drums and colors), the artillery company, and Captain Gregory (presumably for…

My Maine Stories

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Reverend Thomas Smith of First Parish Portland
by Kristina Minister, Ph.D.

Pastor, Physician, Real Estate Speculator, and Agent for Wabanaki Genocide