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Category: Maritime, Industries

Historical Items

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Item 33331

Herring drying at McCurdy's Smokehouse, Lubec, ca. 1964

Contributed by: Jacob B. Pike through Lubec Landmarks Date: circa 1964 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

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View of Friendship, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Friendship Museum Date: circa 1930 Location: Friendship Media: Photographic print

Item 33330

Stringing herring at McCurdy's Smokehouse, Lubec, ca. 1964

Contributed by: Jacob B. Pike through Lubec Landmarks Date: circa 1964 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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The Irish on the Docks of Portland

Many of the dockworkers -- longshoremen -- in Portland were Irish or of Irish descent. The Irish language was spoken on the docks and Irish traditions followed, including that of giving nicknames to the workers, many of whose given names were similar.

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Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

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A Tale of Two Sailmakers

Camden has been home to generations of fishermen, shipbuilders, sailmakers, and others who make their living through the sea. The lives of two Camden sailmakers, who were born nearly a century apart, became entwined at a small house on Limerock Street.

Site Pages

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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…

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

Historical Overview The Twenty-First Century Scarborough Professional Gateway located on Haigis Parkway X Residential and commercial growth…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 3 of 4

Historical Overview The Twentieth Century Trolley TicketsItem Contributed byScarborough Historical Society & Museum By 1902 Scarborough had…

My Maine Stories

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Cleaning Fish or How Grandfather and Grandmother got by
by Randy Randall

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

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Catching live bait with Grandfather
by Randy Randall

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