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

… skill in dealing with the salt-water environment, expertly handling canoes and hunting seal and porpoise.

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Historic Hallowell - Whaling

For years they used Basques as expert whalers on their ships. Whale oil is rarely used today, so modern whaling is mainly hunting the whales for…

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

… for mackerel and Swan’s Island fishermen became experts in their field. "From 1874 to 1889 Swan’s Island fishing vessels took either the first or…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 0-21

… Ernst Sjostodt Stanfords Ball, Bangor Jesse Stone Katahdin Iron Works history Owen H. Williams Morgan Bristland Hollis Bowman D.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 0-73

Snow Otis Stone Reed Harding Martin's plow Martin's garden First passenger steamer Doctor Allen Rogers Tavern, apothecary shop

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Historic Hallowell - The Opening & Closing of Hallowell's Shoe Companies

O’Brien, an expert electrician, and involved "the application of electricity in producing sound and was adapted to whistles, sirens, and general…