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Charles Lagerbom teaches AP US History at Belfast Area High School and lives in Northport. He can be contacted at clagerbom@rsu71.org. He is the author of "Whaling in Maine," available through The History Press (www.historypress.com).

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  • Published
    September 29, 2022

    Column: Interesting research related to Maritime Maine: Enough to break you

    Charles Lagerbom teaches AP U.S. History at Belfast Area High School and lives in Northport. He is author of “Whaling in Maine” and “Maine to Cape Horn,” available through Historypress.com.

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    July 28, 2022

    Column: Fort Pownal material culture, pipe stems and starfish! Part 3

    Charles Lagerbom, author of “Whaling in Maine” and “Maine to Cape Horn,” wraps up his three-part series on Fort Pownal.

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    July 21, 2022

    Column: Fort Pownal ghosts, warfare, treasure, and history, Part 2

    Charles Lagerbom, author of “Whaling in Maine” and “Maine to Cape Horn,” continues his story of Fort Pownal.

  • Published
    July 14, 2022

    Column: How Fort Pownal came to be, Part 1

    Charles Lagerbom, author of “Whaling in Maine” and “Maine to Cape Horn,” digs into the history of Fort Pownal.

  • Published
    July 7, 2022

    Column: The King’s Broad Arrow

    Charles Lagerbom explores the history of the ship’s mast trade in Maine. Lagerbom teaches AP U.S. History at Belfast Area High School and lives in Northport.  He is author of “Whaling in Maine” and “Maine to Cape Horn.”

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    June 30, 2022

    Column: Old Ironsides and the Pine Tree State?

    Charles Lagerbom digs into the historical connections between Maine and the world’s oldest ship still floating, the USS Constitution. Lagerbom lives in Northport and is the author of “Whaling in Maine” and “Maine to Cape Horn.”

  • Published
    June 23, 2022

    Column: Winds and tides, part 2

    In Part 2 of his series on waves and tides, Charles Lagerbom describes his experiences as an “Aqua-Nut.” Lagerbom
    is the author of “Whaling in Maine” and “Maine to Cape Horn,” available through Historypress.com.

  • Published
    June 16, 2022

    Column: Well, that’s just swell! Part 1

    Charles Lagerbom teaches AP US History at Belfast Area High School and lives in Northport.  He is author of “Whaling in Maine” and “Maine to Cape Horn.”

  • Published
    June 9, 2022

    Column: A Maine downeaster built down south

    Charles Lagerbom teaches AP US History at Belfast Area High School and lives in Northport.  He is author of “Whaling in Maine” and “Maine to Cape Horn.”

  • Published
    June 2, 2022

    Column: A Full Life: the A.J. FULLER

    Charles Lagerbom teaches AP US History at Belfast Area High School and lives in Northport.  He is author of “Whaling in Maine” and “Maine to Cape Horn.”

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