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Category: Maritime, Seafaring

Historical Items

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Item 14972

Frederick L. Aageson, Portland, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 15182

Alexander Andrew, April 18, 1865

Contributed by: City of Brewer Date: 1865-04-18 Location: Brewer Media: Photographic print

Item 15183

Alexander Cameron

Contributed by: City of Brewer Date: 1865-04-04 Location: Brewer Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Cape Elizabeth Shipwrecks

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

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Wiscasset's Arctic Connection

Scientist, author and explorer Donald B. MacMillan established Wiscasset as his homeport for many of the voyages he made to the Arctic region starting in the early 1920s.

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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.

Site Pages

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Andrew Smith Store

Andrew Smith Store Andrew Smith's store, Swan's Island, ca. 1940Item Contributed bySwan's Island Educational Society Captain Andrew C.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Islanders at Work

Islanders at Work Text by Beverly McAloon Audios created and produced by Meghan Vigeant Images from the Swan's Island Historical Society In 1786…

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

Old Buildings Bonnie and Donnie Staples' house Minturn Schoolhouse The Tea Room Redmen's Hall Seaside Hall Andrew Smith Store…