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Historical Items

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Item 33959

Capt. Daniel Clough's Sea Box, Blue Hill, ca. 1820

Contributed by: Cordell Snow through Blue Hill Historical Society Date: circa 1820 Location: Blue Hill Media: Wood, metal

Item 12208

Fishing Trawler Sea Bird, Portland Company, 1919

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1919 Location: South Portland; Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 12211

Trawler Sea Bird, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.


Ice: A Maine Commodity

Maine's frozen rivers and lakes provided an economic opportunity. The state shipped thousands of tons of ice to ports along the East Coast and to the West Indies that workers had cut and packed in sawdust for shipment or later use.


Cape Elizabeth Shipwrecks

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

Site Pages

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - I. Headwaters of a community: Sowacatuck, Chouacoet, and the sea

"… of a community: Sowacatuck, Chouacoet, and the sea Wabanaki beaded purse, ca. 1870Hudson Museum, Univ."

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Lubec, Maine - Klondike: Lubec's Gold from Sea Water Hoax

"Klondike: Lubec's Gold from Sea Water Hoax Prescott F. Jernegan, an ordained Baptist minister, came to North Lubec in 1897 and leased Hiram…"

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Thomaston Historical Society

"Thomaston Historical Society X P.O. Box 384 Thomaston, ME 04861 (207) 354-2295 The Thomaston Historical…"

My Maine Stories

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Seawolf Outhouse Robbery
by Roger Ek, Seawolf 25

How necessity creates invention, and the moving of an outhouse in Vietnam.


History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

This is a history of one of Portland's oldest local bars


My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima