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Historical Items

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Item 15178

1910 Stanley Steamer

Contributed by: Seal Cove Auto Museum Date: 1910 Location: Seal Cove Media: Metal and Rubber

Item 15126

1908 Stanley Steamer Model K

Contributed by: Seal Cove Auto Museum Date: 1908 Location: Seal Cove Media: Metal and Rubber

Item 15138

1903 Stanley Steamer

Contributed by: Seal Cove Auto Museum Date: 1903 Location: Seal Cove Media: Metal and Rubber

Exhibits

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Exhibit

Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

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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.

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Moosehead Steamboats

After the canoe, steamboats became the favored method of transportation on Moosehead Lake. They revolutionized movement of logs and helped promote tourism in the region.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Steamer "Bangor," 1847

Steamer "Bangor," 1847 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description In 1847, John Martin (1823-1904) was…

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Historic Hallowell - Schooners, Steamers, Ships and Tankers

Schooners, Steamers, Ships and Tankers Della Collins, Eastern Steamship Company Wharf, Kennebec River, Hallowell, ca.

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Lubec, Maine - S.S. Cumberland: Steamer Brought Passengers and Prosperity to Lubec but Met Tragic End

… “In a thick fog the Eastern Steamboat Company’s steamer Cumberland and the United Fruit Company’s steamer Admiral Farragut were in collision off…