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Historical Items

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Item 82123

South Portland Submarine Line 1922

Contributed by: Portland Water District Date: 1922 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 102330

Military-craft themed postcard, Biddeford, ca. 1917

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1917 Location: Biddeford Media: Postcard

Item 82124

South Portland Submarine Line 1922

Contributed by: Portland Water District Date: 1922 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Launch of the 'Doris Hamlin'

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.

Exhibit

Indians at the Centennial

Passamaquoddy Indians from Washington County traveled to Portland in 1920 to take part in the Maine Centennial Exposition. They set up an "Indian Village" at Deering Oaks Park.

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World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.

Site Pages

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Redmen's Hall

… that housed the projector and playing 'submarine' as a child. In the late 1940's, the building was already in disrepair with a caving floor. There…

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Surry by the Bay - Early Twentieth Century

… all night vigils in search of German boats and submarines. Item Contributed bySurry Historical Society As with all wars, there were some…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - IV. Transitions and troubles: Private enterprise shoulders an island’s needs

Energy is now supplied by a submarine cable. Electricity made running water possible, and plumbing and heating changed in island houses.

My Maine Stories

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Story

How 20 years in the Navy turned me into an active volunteer
by Joy Asuncion

My service didn't end when I retired from the Navy