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Iron Point View No. Haven, ME 118

Iron Point View   No. Haven, ME 118

Members of the Weld family from Massachusetts were among North Haven Island’s early “rusticators.” Dr. Charles G. Weld, a Boston physician and philanthropist, purchased Iron Point

View, Steuben, Me. 83P.

View, Steuben, Me.  83P.

This two-masted cargo ship is docked at the head of Steuben Bay. Nearby was the Dutton Mill, built in 1895 along the Tunk Stream

View of Cutler, Me. 2.

View of Cutler, Me.  2.

This c. 1910 view from Gilman’s Point shows Cutler’s wharfs. At the time the inner harbor was a busy place, with canneries, warehouses, and wharves

Long Bridge, Millbridge, Me. 228

Long Bridge, Millbridge, Me.  228

The Long Bridge spans the Narraguagus River and joins the east side of Milbridge with the west side. It is one of two Milbridge bridges. The younger people would jump

Cruiser Pauline, Machias, Me. 35.

Cruiser Pauline, Machias, Me.  35.

No record can be found on the Cruiser Pauline. Behind the boat is part of the extensive wharf that lined the bank of the Machias River.

Mill St., Pembroke. Me. 2.

Mill St., Pembroke. Me.  2.

Over the years the village of Pembroke, on the west bank of the Pennamaquon River, had developed as a trading center and assumed the appearance

Union Hall, Danforth, Me. 6X.

Union Hall, Danforth, Me.  6X.

The majestic Union Hall came into being due to the hard work and planning of the Union Hall Corporation. It was completed in 1888.

Latter Day Saints Church, Beals, Me. 41.

Latter Day Saints Church, Beals, Me.  41.

In 1870 Elder Josiah Ells, a missionary from the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Saints, came to Jonesport from Pennsylvania. He baptized five local people

Princeton Hotel, Princeton, Me. 95A.

Princeton Hotel, Princeton, Me.  95A.

This hotel is the Princeton House, which had a long history of providing lodging. It was built by Putham Rolfe in the early 1800s. Peter Carle purchased the Princeton House in 1839

Main St., Princeton, Me. 16K.

Main St., Princeton, Me.  16K.

Neil E. McCannell was an enterprising Princeton businessman. In addition to his Main Street store, pictured above in 1927, he manufactured and distributed his patented Soda-Licious beverages,