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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Early Wharves and Yards - 1795 to 1825

Early Wharves and Yards - 1795 to 1825 Site of Vose's Wharf, Thomaston, Maine 2009Item Contributed byThomaston Historical Society Philip…

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Friendship Museum

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - The Paine House

He built wharves on the river and had a very successful shipping business for several years. He carried on a successful trade in a store on the site…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox: Brick Works

… the area of Broad Street and India Street, replacing decaying wharves; and the Dover Street Bridge between Boston and South Boston opened in 1805.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Canoe race, Kenduskeag Stream, Bangor, 1865

… available place on the bridges custom house wharves tops of store houses vessels boats rafts vessels masts were litterally jamed." The canoes were…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Thomaston is Incorporated - 1777

… of lime and trading at Limestone Hill and the wharves at the river. Sloops were built, making regular trips to Boston to transport lime, staves and…

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Summer Street

Hampden merchants maintained wharves, warehouses, and retail stores on Summer Street, all necessary related to the buying and selling of goods…

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Lubec, Maine - McCurdy Herring Smokehouse - Page 1 of 4

… canneries, lumber and coal businesses out on the wharves. Among them, close to where School Street came down to meet Water Street a bit left of the…

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Water Transportation

Later, wharves were constructed at Ryder’s Cove, Hewes Point, Smith’s Landing and, by 1891, at Dark Harbor.

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Blue Hill, Maine - Discover the Story of Blue Hill - Page 3 of 4

They disembarked at the wharves on Peters’ Point or Parker Point where they might be met by horse-drawn carriages to take them up Tenney Hill to…

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Surry by the Bay - Nineteenth Century

… shop, a schoolhouse, a boarding house and two wharves, where, for a time, loads of coal and pulp wood waited for the freighters to arrive.

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

… their businesses; cleared trees; built dwellings, wharves and stores; and returned to the pursuit of their lucrative border trade.