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Identifier Old ID Title Type Subject Description Location Size
1125
  • 120
Entrance/Parking Sign
  • Object, Sign
  • Businesses, Market
Sign: Entrance/Parking. 6' x 12"
  • GS (Basement)
  • 6" x 12"
Description:
Sign: Entrance/Parking. 6' x 12"
2190"China Cap" strainer.
  • Object, Food Separating Tool, Kitchen Strainer
  • Other, Household Items
"China Cap" strainer or Chinoise. For eliminating seeds and skins from fruit or vegetables. Precedes the food mill. Conical shape, metal with wood pestle. Also called a sieve or colander. Owned by Susie Carter Hutchins (1908 - 1994) and then Meredith Rich Hutchins (1939-2016).
  • Box 50
  • 3-legged stand 9". Conical Strainer 9". Wood pestle 11".
Description:
"China Cap" strainer or Chinoise. For eliminating seeds and skins from fruit or vegetables. Precedes the food mill. Conical shape, metal with wood pestle. Also called a sieve or colander. Owned by Susie Carter Hutchins (1908 - 1994) and then Meredith Rich Hutchins (1939-2016).
1175
  • 168
Boston Post Cane
  • Object, Walking Stick, Cane
  • Object, Other Object
  • People
Boston Post cane. Replica of original, which is at Town Office. Second replica usually in use (loan for life) by the recipient, the town's oldest citizen. All canes are property of the Town of Southwest Harbor. Recipients have included Jacob Schoppy Mayo 1818-1912 [See SWPL 14165], Elizabeth Thurston King 1905-2009, Mary Orcutt Harkins 1919- . At present recipiant asked not to have cane at her house. Both replicas at Historical Society in 2018.
  • Box 23
Description:
Boston Post cane. Replica of original, which is at Town Office. Second replica usually in use (loan for life) by the recipient, the town's oldest citizen. All canes are property of the Town of Southwest Harbor. Recipients have included Jacob Schoppy Mayo 1818-1912 [See SWPL 14165], Elizabeth Thurston King 1905-2009, Mary Orcutt Harkins 1919- . At present recipiant asked not to have cane at her house. Both replicas at Historical Society in 2018. [show more]
1509
  • 452
Desk set belonging to Francis E. "Mickey" Fahey
  • Object, Writing, Desk Set
  • Other, Household Items
In possession of his son Charles Francis Fahey when he died. Six pieces: tray, jar with lid, two dishes, and a memo holder. Belonged to Mickey when he was Field Director of the American Red Cross in Europe during World War II. handmade by M. Willig, in Freising, Bavaria. See sheet in box for further info.
  • Box 04
Description:
In possession of his son Charles Francis Fahey when he died. Six pieces: tray, jar with lid, two dishes, and a memo holder. Belonged to Mickey when he was Field Director of the American Red Cross in Europe during World War II. handmade by M. Willig, in Freising, Bavaria. See sheet in box for further info.
2490Chair from Stanley Funeral Home
  • Object, Furnishings, Chair
  • Businesses, Other Business
  • Object, Other Object
Wooden folding chairs (2) that are inscribed with "Stanley Funeral Home" on the underneath of seat. Location of business was on Main Street, Southwest Harbor, owned by Carlton Stanley. (?) Dates operated (?)
  • G.S. (basement)
Description:
Wooden folding chairs (2) that are inscribed with "Stanley Funeral Home" on the underneath of seat. Location of business was on Main Street, Southwest Harbor, owned by Carlton Stanley. (?) Dates operated (?)
2248Southwest Harbor sign.
  • Object, Sign
  • Places, Town
Southwest Harbor sign, welcoming people to town, Top of Carroll's Hill on west side, Donor's note "This sign was commissioned by the selectmen around 1990. Built and installed by Alice Smith of Pretty Marsh. It was replaced by the sign that now is at the top of Carroll's Hill. I found the sign in the bushes behind the new sign. I took it to my storage shed so it would not degrade further in the woods."
  • GS (Basement)
  • 51.5"x38.5"x2"
Description:
Southwest Harbor sign, welcoming people to town, Top of Carroll's Hill on west side, Donor's note "This sign was commissioned by the selectmen around 1990. Built and installed by Alice Smith of Pretty Marsh. It was replaced by the sign that now is at the top of Carroll's Hill. I found the sign in the bushes behind the new sign. I took it to my storage shed so it would not degrade further in the woods."
1491
  • 442.1
World War I Army Uniform
  • Object, Clothing, Uniform
  • Organizations, Military, US Army
  • People
Raymond L. Frost World War I Material. Army Uniform, includes binoculars & helmet. Corporal, 303 Field Artillery.
  • Box 29
Description:
Raymond L. Frost World War I Material. Army Uniform, includes binoculars & helmet. Corporal, 303 Field Artillery.
1660
  • 577
Jonathan Brown
  • Object, Tombstone, Grave Marker
  • People
  • Places, Cemetery
Manset Man fought beside J.Paul Jones. Jonathan Brown buried at Manset Union Church Cemetery.
  • File: Cemeteries
Description:
Manset Man fought beside J.Paul Jones. Jonathan Brown buried at Manset Union Church Cemetery.
2186Ship's port/starboard combination bow lantern
  • Object, Water Transporation, Ship's Lantern
  • Businesses, Transportation Business
Ship's port/starboard combination bow lantern. Late 1800s to early 1900s. Galvanized, handle on chimney, hanging bracket on back door. Red glass panel 4" x 4 1/2". green glass panel 4" x 4 1/2" with crack and missing piece about one inch long. Clear bullseye lens 2 1/2" diameter at front. Dietz Convex brass kerosene tank 2 1/4" round x 2 1/2" high, wick included. Overall dimensions 7 3/4" high, base 7 1/4" x 4 1/2." Been in Burnham house, 374 Seawall Road for generations.
  • Box 40
  • 7 3/4" high, 7 1/4" x 4 1/2" base
Description:
Ship's port/starboard combination bow lantern. Late 1800s to early 1900s. Galvanized, handle on chimney, hanging bracket on back door. Red glass panel 4" x 4 1/2". green glass panel 4" x 4 1/2" with crack and missing piece about one inch long. Clear bullseye lens 2 1/2" diameter at front. Dietz Convex brass kerosene tank 2 1/4" round x 2 1/2" high, wick included. Overall dimensions 7 3/4" high, base 7 1/4" x 4 1/2." Been in Burnham house, 374 Seawall Road for generations. [show more]
2437Lobster Trap Head Needle
  • Object, Needle Tool
  • Object, Other Object, Fishing Tool
Used to knit the heads of lobster traps and to mend fishing nets. Made by Columbian Rope & Twine; Distributed by Manset Marine Supply Company
  • File: Lobstering
  • 12" x 1"
Description:
Used to knit the heads of lobster traps and to mend fishing nets. Made by Columbian Rope & Twine; Distributed by Manset Marine Supply Company
1602
  • 520
Coffin Plate
  • Object, Tombstone, Grave Marker
  • People
Coffin Plate (also called Casket Plaque). Pewter. Annie D. Harper, Died Dec. 13, 1873, Aged 28 Years. 4"x6" oval. Two sheets of genealogical information by Ruth Davis
  • File: Harper Family
  • 4" x 6"
Description:
Coffin Plate (also called Casket Plaque). Pewter. Annie D. Harper, Died Dec. 13, 1873, Aged 28 Years. 4"x6" oval. Two sheets of genealogical information by Ruth Davis
1911
  • 808
Tea Cart
  • Object, Furnishings, Table, Cart Table, Tea Cart
  • Businesses, Lodging Business
Folding tea cart from the dining room of the Ocean House, Manset. 36" x 18".
  • GS
  • 36" x 18"
Description:
Folding tea cart from the dining room of the Ocean House, Manset. 36" x 18".
2181Hatchet/ ice block shaper
  • Object, Ice Harvesting Tool
  • Businesses, Service Business, Ice Harvesting Business
Hatchet/ice block shaper. Wood handle.
  • Box 57
  • 12 1/2" x 9
Description:
Hatchet/ice block shaper. Wood handle.
2178Carpenter's level
  • Object, Woodworking, Carpenter's Level
  • Businesses, Boatbuilding Business
Carpenter's level, wood
  • Box 57
  • 1 1/2"x 1 1/2" x 28" long
Description:
Carpenter's level, wood
2177Carpenter's level
  • Object, Woodworking, Carpenter's Level
  • Businesses, Boatbuilding Business
Carpenter's level, wood
  • Box 57
  • 2 1/2" x 18" x 1 1/2"
Description:
Carpenter's level, wood
2175Ship speedometer
  • Object, Mechanical, Speedometer
  • Vessels, Ship
Ship speedometer. Brass, one of four fins missing.
  • Box 57
  • 15", fins 2 1/2"
Description:
Ship speedometer. Brass, one of four fins missing.
1513
  • 456
Eugene M. Norwood Square sign.
  • Object, Sign
  • Places, Town
Sign: Eugene M. Norwood Sq. Wood, black with gold lettering. 24" x 6"
  • Box 57
  • 24" x 6"
Description:
Sign: Eugene M. Norwood Sq. Wood, black with gold lettering. 24" x 6"
2051Ice Cream Scoop
  • Object, Serving Scoop, Ice Cream Scoop
  • Other, Household Items
Ice Cream Scoop from the Gleaners Hall, Manset Union Church.
  • Box 41
  • 11"
Description:
Ice Cream Scoop from the Gleaners Hall, Manset Union Church.
2124Candle Snuffer
  • Object, Furnishings, Candle Extinguisher
  • Other, Household Items
Candle snuffer, type with no handle. Tin. Found in Manset Union Chrurch, August 12, 2018.
  • Box 41
  • 2 1/4"
Description:
Candle snuffer, type with no handle. Tin. Found in Manset Union Chrurch, August 12, 2018.
2200Moxie drinking glass
  • Object, Drinking Glass
  • Other, Household Items
Drinking glass, clear. Branded "Moxie." Also molded into glass "Licensed only for serving MOXIE."
  • Box 47
  • 4 tall x 3 diameter
Description:
Drinking glass, clear. Branded "Moxie." Also molded into glass "Licensed only for serving MOXIE."
2130Silver Candlesticks in memory of Oscar Seavey
  • Object, Religious Objects
  • Object, Religious Objects
Candlesticks (2), silver. Engraved on each "Manset Union Church in Memory of Oscar Seavey." Sterling #422, weighted.
  • Box 48
  • 5"
Description:
Candlesticks (2), silver. Engraved on each "Manset Union Church in Memory of Oscar Seavey." Sterling #422, weighted.
2205Chickadee tray
  • Object, Furnishings, Household Tray
  • Other, Household Items
Chickadee tray. Metal tray with chickadee painting. Bronze colored back with label for "The Live Yankee, Southwest Harbor Maine," where it was bought.
  • Box 47
  • 11" Round
Description:
Chickadee tray. Metal tray with chickadee painting. Bronze colored back with label for "The Live Yankee, Southwest Harbor Maine," where it was bought.
2174Drill
  • Object, Woodworking
  • Businesses, Boatbuilding Business
Hand Drill, iron.
  • General Storage (Archives shelves bottom)
  • 4'2"
Description:
Hand Drill, iron.
2176Ship's sounding lead
  • Object, Water Transporation, Water Transportation Accessories
  • Vessels, Ship
Ship's sounding lead. Lead weight 8" long, overall length 16", plus 21" cord. Used to read depth of water.
  • General Storage (Archives shelves bottom)
  • 16"
Description:
Ship's sounding lead. Lead weight 8" long, overall length 16", plus 21" cord. Used to read depth of water.
2183Boat water bailing scoop
  • Object, Water Transporation, Water Transportation Accessories
  • Businesses, Fishery Business
Scoop for bailing water from a boat. Wood handle, tin scoop.
  • Box 40
  • 14" x 3" x 7" wide
Description:
Scoop for bailing water from a boat. Wood handle, tin scoop.