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Historical Items

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Item 80347

Application to extend the wharf, 1896

Contributed by: Havener family through Friendship Museum Date: 1896 Location: Friendship Media: Pencil on paper

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Item 27766

Schooner Petrel at Biddeford Pool wharf, 1911

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1911 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Item 81062

Steamer Katahdin, Greenville Junction Wharf, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Moosehead Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Greenville Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 86151

Central Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Central Wharf Proprietors

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109293

Northern Chemical Industries superphosphate plant, Searsport, 1943-1944

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1943–1944 Location: Searsport Client: Northern Chemical Industries Inc. Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell

Item 109691

Plan of Amusement Hall, Boothbay Harbor, 1891

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1891 Location: Boothbay Harbor Client: unknown Architect: George M. Coombs

Online Exhibits

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Jameson & Wotton Wharf, Friendship

Since 1897, the Jameson & Wotton Wharf in Friendship has been an important addition to the community on Muscongus Bay. The wharf, which is accessible at all tides, was a steamboat stop for many years, as well as important to the lobster business.


John Hancock's Relation to Maine

The president of the Continental Congress and the Declaration's most notable signatory, John Hancock, has ties to Maine through politics, and commercial businesses, substantial property, vacations, and family.


Promoting Rockland Through a Stereopticon, 1875

Frank Crockett and photographer J.P. Armbrust took stereo views of Rockland's downtown, industry, and notable homes in the 1870s as a way to promote tourism to the town.

Site Pages

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox: Wharf, Store and Blacksmith Shop

… as early as 1792, and was known either as Knox’s wharf, or Vose’s wharf. According to Eaton, Knox erected a large store which was managed by…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Alonzo E. Raynes diving off wharf, Hampden, ca. 1840

Alonzo E. Raynes diving off wharf, Hampden, ca. 1840 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description Alonzo E.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Extra quarry pictures

Extra quarry pictures Dragger at Quarry Wharf, Swan's Island, ca. 1900 Item 72364 infoSwan's Island Educational Society A section of the…

My Maine Stories

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A Splash of Water
by Marilyn Weymouth Seguin

Reminisce of a lifetime on Little Sebago Lake


Monument Square 1967
by C. Michael Lewis

The background story and research behind a commissioned painting of Monument Square.