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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Water Transportation

"… of all sizes and types, from rowboats and small sailboats, to fishing boats were used for this purpose."

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Blue Hill, Maine - In Search of the Rustic Life

"Some of the early sailboats were named the Thistle, the Troubadour, and the Indra. Rusticators often went on hikes and after dinner excursions."

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

"… or Mount Desert Island post offices whenever a sailboat happened to be heading through. As population grew, the volume of mail increased and more…"

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

"… through long winters with only the occasional sailboat connecting them to the larger world. After a number of failed speculations, Swan was…"

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Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center

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