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Historical Items

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Item 11197

Polar Bear Dive, Wayne, 1980

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1980-02-17 Location: Wayne Media: Photographic print

Item 26587

Box of Matches Wrapped for Polar Climate, 1906

Contributed by: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands Date: 1906 Media: Wood, canvas

Item 28775

Josephine Peary, ca. 1913

Contributed by: Maine State Museum Date: circa 1913 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

Bookplates Honor Annie Louise Cary

A summer resident of Wayne collected more than 3,000 bookplates to honor Maine native and noted opera singer Annie Louise Cary and to support the Cary Memorial Library.