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Historical Items

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Item 16447

Fog Bell from Wood Island Lighthouse, Biddeford

Contributed by: Friends of Wood Island Lighthouse Date: 1872 Location: Biddeford Media: Steel

Item 16419

Wood Island Lighthouse, Biddeford, 1944

Contributed by: Friends of Wood Island Lighthouse Date: 1944-03-01 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Item 16416

Wood Island Lighthouse dwelling house and barn, Biddeford, ca. 1859

Contributed by: Friends of Wood Island Lighthouse Date: circa 1859 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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.

Exhibit

Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.

Exhibit

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 - The Lighthouse at West Quoddy Head

Ligthouses and all other Aids to Navigation remain under jurisdiction of the Coast Guard, now part of the Department of Homeland Security.

Site Page

Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

In 1806 Hopley Yeaton petitioned President Jefferson to establish West Quoddy Head Light and in 1809 it was completed with Thomas Dexter as the first…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Brief History

… after the fire a Town Meeting was held to aid families in crisis. Today, much of the downtown and many architectural gems exist because of this…