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

Extra quarry pictures Baird's Quarry with crane, Swan's Island, ca. 1900 Item 72370 infoSwan's Island Educational Society Baird’s Quarry…

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

Extra quarry pictures Quarry rail, Swan's Island, ca. 1900 Item 72371 infoSwan's Island Educational Society Quarry rail from quarry…

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

Extra quarry pictures Shore from Baird's Quarry, Swan's Island, ca. 1900 Item 72372 infoSwan's Island Educational Society View of the water…

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

Extra quarry pictures Fritz Johnson, Swan's Island, ca. 1950. Item 72368 infoSwan's Island Educational Society Fritz Johnson, stone cutter…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Kids at the quarry

Kids at the quarry Artifacts found by students at Baird's Quarry Item 67395 infoSwan's Island Educational Society 3rd-5th grade Swan's…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Kids at the quarry

Kids at the quarry Students around old quarry boiler Item 67392 infoSwan's Island Educational Society Swan's Island 3-5 grade students…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Kids at the quarry

Kids at the quarry Students excavating at the quarry Item 67393 infoSwan's Island Educational Society Swan's Island's 3-5 grade students…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Kids at the quarry

Kids at the quarry Searching for quarry artifacts Item 67394 infoSwan's Island Educational Society One of Swan's Island's 3-5 grade…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Kids at the quarry

Kids at the quarry Iron pin left in the quarry stone Item 67391 infoSwan's Island Educational Society One of Swan's Island's 3-5 grade…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Kids at the quarry

Kids at the quarry Students exploring Baird's Quarry Item 67390 infoSwan's Island Educational Society Kim Colbeth's 3-5 grade class…

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Penobscot Marine Museum

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Blue Hill, Maine - Long Island: The Forgotten Community - Page 1 of 3

… which you could say were more oriented toward the seafaring life. These early settlers in Downeast Maine were proficient navigators; they had to…

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Blue Hill, Maine - Shipbuilding: An Important Early Industry

… An Important Early Industry SHIPBUILDING AND SEAFARERS OF BLUE HILL by Nicholas Niehoff, Grade 8, Blue Hill Consolidated School Collaborators…

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Thomaston Historical Society

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Blue Hill, Maine - Project Sources

… of Maine: Three Centuries of Shipbuilding and Seafaring, 1948. Shain, C., Shain, S. The Maine Reader: the Down East Experience 1614 to the Present…

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Blue Hill, Maine - Meet Blue Hill's Project Team

… class contributed the exhibit on Shipbuilding and Seafaring in Blue Hill. Students from Mr. Cole's and Ms.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Economic History of Main Street, Northeast Harbor - Page 1 of 3

… South of the present wharf, smelling of all tarry seafaring things…” Kimball’s story sold hardware, dry goods, flour, marine supplies and sundries.

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Blue Hill, Maine - Discover the Story of Blue Hill - Page 2 of 4

Shipbuilding and Seafaring . Shipyards were established on the sloping shores conveniently adjacent to the sawmills.

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Surry by the Bay - Nineteenth Century

… byMaine Historical Society Shipbuilding Seafaring enterprises played a major role in Surry's economy during the nineteenth century.

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Pejepscot Historical Society

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Historical Overview

… to be made into a museum dedicated to honoring seafaring men from Islesboro. The Sailors’ Memorial Museum is still in existence, welcoming both…