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Historical Items

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Item 104753

Captain Lide Bickford Home, Winter Harbor, 2006

Contributed by: Winter Harbor Historical Society Date: circa 1865 Location: Winter Harbor Media: Photographic print

Item 105897

Passenger boat landing, Boothbay Harbor, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Penobscot Marine Museum Date: circa 1940 Location: Boothbay Media: Glass Plate Negative

Item 104514

Captain William Blanchard, Richmond, ca. 1855

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1855 Location: Richmond Media: Tintype


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Jameson & Wotton Wharf, Friendship

Since 1897, the Jameson & Wotton Wharf in Friendship has been an important addition to the community on Muscongus Bay. The wharf, which is accessible at all tides, was a steamboat stop for many years, as well as important to the lobster business.


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.


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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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Old buildings

… Society Johnson's or Potato Island with Harry Johnson's boat yard and the Patch Medicinal Oil factory where cod liver oil was pressed.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Draining Baird's Quarry

and Isaac Stinson in a boat in the Quarry Pond, Minturn, Swan's Island. The men are setting up the hose to drain the pond.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Islanders at Work

Initially these settlers came to cut timber for boat building and to cultivate the land for their family’s food. Early fishing schooner, ca.

My Maine Stories

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In the midst of the tragedy of war, there are humorous moments
by Roger Ek, Seawolf 25

Never leave beer with the PBRs