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Historical Items

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Item 36021

Office of the Heselton House, Skowhegan, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House Date: circa 1900 Location: Skowhegan Media: Photographic print

Item 5742

Detail of the 'List of drowned,' S.S. Bohemian, Feb. 22, 1864

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1864-02-22 Location: Cape Elizabeth Media: Paper

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Item 20163

Ballad concerning drowning in Portland Harbor, ca. 1850

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1850 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Tax Records

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Item 85090

Drowne property, Mariner's Lot, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Charles E. Drowne Use: Workshop

Item 82724

Online Exhibits

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Cape Elizabeth Shipwrecks

The rocky coastline of Cape Elizabeth has sent many vessels to their watery graves.


A Riot of Words: Ballads, Posters, Proclamations and Broadsides

Imagine a day 150 years ago. Looking down a side street, you see the buildings are covered with posters and signs.


Lincoln County through the Eastern Eye

The Penobscot Marine Museum’s photography collections include nearly 50,000 glass plate negatives of images for "real photo" postcards produced by the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company of Belfast. This exhibit features postcards from Lincoln County.

Site Pages

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Lubec, Maine - The Gardner Lake Tragedy - Page 2 of 2

… Kelley by the hair of her head to stop her from drowning. Kelley said, ‘I just wanted to lay down and go to sleep.’ Kelley’s sister Ellen was the…

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Lubec, Maine - The Gardner Lake Tragedy - Page 1 of 2

Twelve Lubec school children drowned that day, June 19, 1936. A summer day, after school ended for the year, created for picnics and the usually…

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Early Maine Photography - Post-Mortem & Mourning

… 4, 1855, when fifteen year old Sarah Richards drowned while swimming in the Kennebec River at Swan Island opposite Richmond.