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Historic Hallowell - Shipbuilders, Sailors and Whaling Men

Shipbuilders, Sailors and Whaling Men The Drews and the Pierces Among the first settlers to arrive in what is now Hallowell were shipbuilders from…

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Historic Hallowell - Joppa

One night sailors from Joppa, near Jerusalem, where involved in a riot in the vicinity and they ran through the streets yelling, "Joppa! Joppa!" to…

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Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Ship Captains

Unlike most of the sailors of Hallowell, when Agry was only eighteen, he was the master of his own vessel.

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Early Maine Photography - Occupational Photography

… Society The presence of a farmer and a sailor on the Maine State Seal symbolizes the importance of agricultural and maritime activities to the…

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Freeport Historical Society

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

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Mercy Hospital - Portland Hospitals Before Mercy

Sailors had access to the U.S. Marine Hospital, the mentally ill could go to the State Asylum for the Insane in Augusta, and the poor could receive…

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1920-1930 - Page 1 of 3

The first is a lavender and white striped sailor-collared cotton dress, probably worn by Mrs. Adeline (Bond) Rines or one of her sisters.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Early Settlement

According to family lore, John was a sailor who came to New England from Glasgow, Scotland at the age of 14, landing in Salem, Massachusetts.

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Our Resources

… 138 Church Turn Road Grindle Point Lighthouse/Sailors’ Memorial Museum, Lincolnville Ferry Dock, 734.0913 www.lighthouse.cc/grindle Islesboro…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Atticus: A Fugitive Slave

Atticus enjoyed speaking freely with the sailors from Maine, and from them, he learned how to make a living in the free states.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Grand Army of the Republic

The star means a soldier and a sailor clasping hands in front of a figure of Liberty. Members of the G.A.R.

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

Shipyard workers, like sailors of the time, were fueled by a daily ration of grog, served at eleven o’clock.

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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 exploring Baird's Quarry Item 67390 infoSwan's Island Educational Society Kim Colbeth's 3-5 grade class…

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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 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 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 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 - Old buildings

Old buildings Barter's Wharf, Swan's Island, ca. 1940 Item 73422 infoSwan's Island Educational Society This is the place now known as the…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Old buildings

Old buildings Alden Joyce house, Swan's Island, ca. 1950 Item 73420 infoSwan's Island Educational Society Alden Joyce's house with the old…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Old buildings

Old buildings Johnson's Island, Swan's Island, ca. 1950 Item 73423 infoSwan's Island Educational Society Johnson's or Potato Island with…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Old buildings

Old buildings Ponciana Hotel, Swan's Island, 1908 Item 73416 infoSwan's Island Educational Society View of the Ponciana Hotel in Atlantic…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Old buildings

Old buildings Stinson family, Swan's Island, 1904 Item 67584 infoSwan's Island Educational Society Sam and Josie Stinson and their family…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Old buildings

Old buildings Horace Stanley house, Swan's Island, ca. 1955 Item 73419 infoSwan's Island Educational Society The Horace Stanley house…