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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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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - -Across the Sea- a history through transportation

… bySwan's Island Educational Society What is life like on a Maine island? What sort of person chooses to place six miles of water between…

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

Print. Thorndike, Virginia. Islanders Real Life on the Maine Islands . Downeast Pub., 2005. Print. http://www.seacoastmission.org Many thanks to our…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Salmon industry

… the story she tells in this audio is about her life growing up on Swan’s Island. Try as they might the business could not be sustained.

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

… have fond memories and horror stories of school life before and after consolidation. Island teachers, like many small-town teachers of the time…

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

… homemakers as a symbol of a bygone era, “The Way Life Should Be.” Governor Bodwell Steamboat, Swan's Island, ca.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - V. Changing times: the Swan’s Island Ferry

… the last remaining elements of separate village life. Combined with the single school, single store, and ease of travel, the post office…

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Penobscot Marine Museum

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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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 - 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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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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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.