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John Martin: Expert Observer - Steamer "Bangor," 1847

Steamer "Bangor," 1847 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description In 1847, John Martin (1823-1904) was…

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Historic Hallowell - Schooners, Steamers, Ships and Tankers

Schooners, Steamers, Ships and Tankers Della Collins, Eastern Steamship Company Wharf, Kennebec River, Hallowell, ca.

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Lubec, Maine - S.S. Cumberland: Steamer Brought Passengers and Prosperity to Lubec but Met Tragic End

… “In a thick fog the Eastern Steamboat Company’s steamer Cumberland and the United Fruit Company’s steamer Admiral Farragut were in collision off…

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Historic Hallowell - Captains and Their Ships

What you will find under Schooners, Steamers, Ships, and Tankers: Two informational pieces total, one being on the Henry Reed ship.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Farewell appearance of Lillian Nordica, London, ca. 1913

Later that year she was on a voyage when the steamer Tasman struck a reef of the coast of New Guinea.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 195-277

… excursion to Belfast aboard an iron propellor steamer, and the Bangor Quartet Club. People and events mentioned include: Rufus A.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Activities for Rusticators

Charles Dorr. On that same steamer, a Wabanaki canoe maker was carrying a fleet of bark canoes that he would rent to Bar Harbor's burgeoning tourist…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Arriving in Bar Harbor

1912Item Contributed byAbbe Museum The steamer Electa recently took home the Indians who have been at Bar Harbor for the season.

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Lubec, Maine - Exhibits

Cumberland: Steamer Brought Passengers and Prosperity to Lubec but Met Tragic End A Signature Quilt Updated Exhibits: 28 Feb 2012 Building the…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Part 3, pages 38-56

… Tent Penobscot County Democratic Convention Steamer, gun boat Mahoning Congressional excursion to Bangor Bangor McClellan Club Ideal homestead…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 48-64

… discussion of politics, beginning with a visit by steamer from Bangor to Hampden by a "whole load of wide awakes" to see Hannibal Hamlin.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Bangor Skating Rink, 1868

… illustration includes the surrounding area: two steamer wharfs and Broad Street behind them. View additional information about this item on the…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 139-194

He also wrote about a trip to Boston on a steamer, Andrew Jackson monetary policy, his foray into cutting cord wood, picking up lumber and other…

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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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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Rustication

Soon the steamer Rockland was stopping in Southwest Harbor on its way to Machias. This was its only Mount Desert stop, and the village would become…

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Lincoln, Maine - Thomas G. Libby

… such a large city with its vast fleet of vessels, steamers and cars, everything that my eyes beheld was a continual panorama of a new life.” When…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - John Martin's Journal

Steamer "Bangor," 1847Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Some of Martin's topics might be expected: economic downturns, the Gold Rush…

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Lincoln, Maine - That Pioneer Spirit

The ringing of the Steamer bell called out the firemen and the Steamer with hose was loaded on a train… [t] he train left Bangor at ten minutes of…

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Lubec, Maine - Building the Roosevelt Bridge to Campobello - Page 1 of 3

mainland at Lubec, Maine. Ferry steamers navigated this narrow but treacherous arm of the sea beginning in 1882, later supplemented by auto scows…

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

… as “the first landing of a passenger and freight steamer from the outside world.” Columbian Canning Company Smokehouse Employees, Lubec, ca.

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Historical Overview

… points on the island for the convenience of these steamers and the islanders. Summer resorts built wharves at Ryder's Cove, Hewes Point and Dark…