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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 28993

Lighthouse Keeper, Manana Island, 1898

Contributed by: Maine State Museum Date: circa 1898 Location: Monhegan Media: Glass Negative

Item 16419

Wood Island Lighthouse, Biddeford, 1944

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

Exhibits

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Exhibit

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

Cape Elizabeth Shipwrecks

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

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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Site Page

Lubec, Maine - The Lighthouse at West Quoddy Head

Fog A lighthouse is more than light. Ships must be warned in conditions of fog, a ubiquitous phenomenon at West Quoddy.