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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Old buildings

… Society Johnson's or Potato Island with Harry Johnson's boat yard and the Patch Medicinal Oil factory where cod liver oil was pressed.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Islanders at Work

… for business, people could still smell the cod liver oil as you got near Johnson Island. Fish factory workers, Swan's Island, ca.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - III. Boom, bustle, bust: The Steamboat Years to WWII

Later industries included a cod liver oil plant, the smell of which is still remembered by some islanders.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Lobstering

… the ebb and flow of the major fishing times for cod, haddock or mackerel, lobsters were also caught.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - I. Canoes and Clamshells: The Pre-European Settlement Years

… site to hunt seal and porpoises for skins and oil, as well as to gather sea fowl eggs, sweet grass, clams and lobsters. As Dr.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - II. Pinkies, wherries, skiffs and chebaccos: Early Settlement

These boats were after cod and haddock, the only marketable fish at the time. The market for salt fish expanded in 1800, leading more settlers to…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Andrew Smith Store

Andrew Smith Store Andrew Smith's store, Swan's Island, ca. 1940Item Contributed bySwan's Island Educational Society Captain Andrew C.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Old Buildings

Old Buildings Bonnie and Donnie Staples' house Minturn Schoolhouse The Tea Room Redmen's Hall Seaside Hall Andrew Smith Store…

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

IV. Transitions and troubles: Private enterprise shoulders an island’s needs Left with no reliable connection to the mainland and few secure sources…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Sports

Sports Organized Sports Swan's Island softball team, ca. 1978Item Contributed bySwan's Island Educational Society Much as the 1950s were all…

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

Seaside Hall View of Atlantic, Swan's Island, 1916Item Contributed bySwan's Island Educational Society Seaside Hall was built by the Atlantic…

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

Redmen's Hall Waterfront with steamboat, Swan's Island, ca. 1920Item Contributed bySwan's Island Educational Society The Improved Order of Red…