Keywords: ocean rescue
Historical ItemsView All Showing 2 of 7
Carrying Place Cove, Life Saving Station, Lubec, ca. 1890
Contributed by: Lubec Memorial Library Date: circa 1890 Location: Lubec Media: Image on postcard
Crew of Life Saving Station, Carrying Place Cove, Lubec, ca. 1890
Contributed by: Lubec Memorial Library Date: circa 1890 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print
Coast Guard Life Saving Station, Biddeford Pool, ca. 1917
Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1917 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print
Online ExhibitsView All Showing 2 of 3
The rocky coastline of Cape Elizabeth has sent many vessels to their watery graves.
CODE RED: Climate, Justice & Natural History Collections
Explore topics around climate change by reuniting collections from one of the nation’s earliest natural history museums, the Portland Society of Natural History. The exhibition focuses on how museums collect, and the role of humans in creating changes in society, climate, and biodiversity.
Begin Again: reckoning with intolerance in Maine
BEGIN AGAIN explores Maine's historic role, going back 528 years, in crisis that brought about the pandemic, social and economic inequities, and the Black Lives Matter movement in 2020.
Site PagesView All Showing 2 of 2
Blue Hill, Maine - Shipbuilding: An Important Early Industry
Folks near Galway rescued him. He sent a report back to the ship owners and was given passage back to the States by the Irish government.
Lubec, Maine - Building the Roosevelt Bridge to Campobello - Page 1 of 3
While hanging on to the trestle waiting to be rescued, he watched the dory dock at the Lubec boat landing and unload most of the workers.
My Maine StoriesView All Showing 1 of 1
Portland in the 1940s
by Carol Norton Hall
As a young woman in Portland during WWII, the presence of servicemen was life changing.