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Item 11602

Three-masted ship, Kittery Navy Yard, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Kittery; Portsmouth Media: Photographic print

Item 116367

Bark Alice, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Portland Media: Oil on canvas

Item 33739

Three-masted vessel being towed down Saco River by tug "Joseph W. Baker," ca. 1910

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1910 Location: Biddeford; Saco Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Mural mystery in Westport Island's Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House

The Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House, a well-preserved Greek Revival house on Westport Island, has a mystery contained within--a panoramic narrative mural. The floor-to-ceiling mural contains eight painted panels that create a colorful coastal seascape which extends through the front hallway and up the stairwell. The name of the itinerant painter has been lost over time, can you help us solve the mystery of who he or she was?


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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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Granite and Ice Industries

Sometimes as many as 10 three-masted schooners were lined up, waiting for stone. Stone from the island was used in buildings all over the country.

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Historic Hallowell - Schooners, Steamers, Ships and Tankers

Three-masted "terns" were a favorite rig of Canada's Maritime Provinces. The scow schooner, which used a schooner rig on a flat-bottomed, blunt-ended…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Maritime Tales: Shipyards and Shipwrecks - Page 1 of 2

Other ships were the Velzora; a three-masted bark named Horace that was wrecked on Kennebunk Beach in 1838; and the Watchman, which sank fifty miles…