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Item 15201

Letter about Alonzo shipwreck, 1820

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1820

Location: Augusta

Media: Ink on paper

Item 82101

Wreck of the Schooner Equater, Biddeford, ca. 1957

Contributed by: An individual through Biddeford Historical Society

Date: circa 1957

Location: Biddeford

Media: Photographic print

Item 14972

Frederick L. Aageson, Portland, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

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Wreck of the Annie C. Maguire, December 24, 1886

Cape Elizabeth Shipwrecks

The rocky coastline of Cape Elizabeth has sent many vessels to their watery graves.

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Friendship Harbor and the steamboat landing, ca. 1910

Jameson & Wotton Wharf, Friendship

Since 1897, the Jameson & Wotton Wharf in Friendship has been an important addition to the community on Muscongus Bay. The wharf, which is accessible at all tides, was a steamboat stop for many years, as well as important to the lobster business.

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Raleigh Gilbert, Popham Colony, ca. 1607

Popham Colony

George Popham and a group of fellow Englishmen arrived at the mouth of the Kennebec River, hoping to trade with Native Americans, find gold and other valuable minerals, and discover a Northwest passage. In 18 months, the fledgling colony was gone.

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Wood Island Lighthouse  circa 1929

Friends of Wood Island Light

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

Site Page

Bobby Gray at icicle-covered cliffs below lighthouse

West Quoddy Head Light Keepers Association

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

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Map of Scarborough with Marshland

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 1 of 4

Historical Overview Map of Scarborough with MarshlandItem Contributed byScarborough Historical Society & Museum Scarborough: They Called it…

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 3 View All

Story

Cleaning Fish or How Grandfather and Grandmother got by

by Randy Randall


Grandfather and Grandmother subsisted on the fish Grandfather caught, not always legally.

Story

Catching live bait with Grandfather

by Randy Randall


We never bought live bait for fishing. Grandfather caught all the minnows and shiners we needed.

Story

Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES

by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne


Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII