Keywords: maritime industry
Historical ItemsView All Showing 2 of 960
Lubec sardine industry, ca. 1950
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1950 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print
Launching of schooner "Theoline #1," Belfast, 1900
Contributed by: Belfast Historical Society Date: 1900 Location: Belfast Media: Photographic print
Schooner Julia Frances leaving the Kennebunk River, 1889
Contributed by: Brick Store Museum Date: 1889 Location: Kennebunkport Media: Photographic print
Online ExhibitsView All Showing 2 of 28
Washington County Through Eastern's Eye
Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.
A Town Is Born: South Bristol, 1915
After being part of the town of Bristol for nearly 150 years, residents of South Bristol determined that their interests would be better served by becoming a separate town and they broke away from the large community of Bristol.
The Doris Hamlin, a four-masted schooner built at the Frye-Flynn Shipyard in Harrington, was one of the last vessels launched there, marking the decline of a once vigorous shipbuilding industry in Washington County.
Site PagesView All Showing 2 of 182
Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Maritime Tales: Shipyards and Shipwrecks - Page 2 of 2
Maritime Tales: Shipyards and Shipwrecks Wreck of the Sagamore, Scarborough, 1934Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Shipwrecks…
Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Maritime Tales: Shipyards and Shipwrecks - Page 1 of 2
Maritime Tales: Shipyards and Shipwrecks Text by Bruce Thurlow Images from Scarborough Historical Society, Rodney Laughton and Don Googins…
Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Salmon industry
Salmon industry Salmon pens off Swan's Island, ca. 1990Swan's Island Historical Society Swan’s Island was home to an Atlantic salmon farm and…
My Maine StoriesView All Showing 2 of 8
Maine and the Atlantic World Slave Economy
by Seth Goldstein
How Maine's historic industries are tied to slavery
by David Reidmiller, Gulf of Maine Research Institute
The rate of warming in the Gulf of Maine is faster than that of more than 95% of the world’s oceans
Cleaning Fish or How Grandfather and Grandmother got by
by Randy Randall
Grandfather and Grandmother subsisted on the fish Grandfather caught, not always legally.
Lesson PlansView All Showing 2 of 2
Primary Sources: The Maine Shipyard
Grade Level: 9-12
Content Area: Social Studies
This lesson plan will give students a close-up look at historical operations behind Maine's famed shipbuilding and shipping industries. Students will examine primary sources including letters, bills of lading, images, and objects, and draw informed hypotheses about the evolution of the seafaring industry and its impact on Maine’s communities over time.
Becoming Maine: The District of Maine's Coastal Economy
Grade Level: 3-5
Content Area: Social Studies
This lesson plan will introduce students to the maritime economy of Maine prior to statehood and to the Coasting Law that impacted the separation debate. Students will examine primary documents, take part in an activity that will put the Coasting Law in the context of late 18th century – early 19th century New England, and learn about how the Embargo Act of 1807 affected Maine in the decades leading to statehood.