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Stories from the Maine Coast
Language: en
Pages: 126
Authors: Harry Gratwick
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: History Press (SC)

The history of Maine has always been inextricably tied to its coastline. The sea first brought settlers, and the rich fishing and shipbuilding industries sustained growth. The Atlantic also connected Mainers to the rest of the world. Goods and ideas traveled the maritime routes that originated in populous Portland and
Stories from the Maine Coast
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Harry Gratwick
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-04-08 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

The history of Maine has always been inextricably tied to its coastline. The sea first brought settlers, and the rich fishing and shipbuilding industries sustained growth. The Atlantic also connected Mainers to the rest of the world. Goods and ideas traveled the maritime routes that originated in populous Portland and
Tales of the Intracoastal Waterway
Language: en
Pages: 124
Authors: Roland Sawyer Barth
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-01-24 - Publisher: AuthorHouse

TALES OF THE INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY is the lyrical account of a small boat sailor from Maine and Florida who decided to celebrate his 70th birthday by traversing the waters in between. He conscripted his wife and a few friends, each of whom took a leg on the passage from Key
Old Maine Woman
Language: en
Pages: 161
Authors: Glenna Smith
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-01-01 - Publisher: Islandport PressInc

Glenna Johnson Smith writes with eloquence and humour about the complexities, absurdities, and pleasures of the everyday, from her nostalgic looks at her childhood on the Maine coast in the 1920s and 1930s, to her observations of life under the big sky and among the rolling potato fields of her
A Story of Maine in 112 Objects: From Prehistory to Modern Times
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Bernard P. Fishman
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-04-04 - Publisher: Tilbury House Publishers and Cadent Publishing

PUBLISHED WITH THE MAINE STATE MUSEUM Founded in 1836, the Maine State Museum is America’s oldest state museum and is known to many as “Maine’s Smithsonian” because of the breadth and diversity of its holdings—nearly a million objects covering every aspect of the state’s cultural, biological, and geological history—and the