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  • Published
    February 9, 2014

    Historic Midcoast

    Penobscot Marine Museum has a collection of historic photos of Camden and Rockport from the Carroll Thayer Berry Collection. Many places depicted will be familiar but readers are encouraged to add information when possible. Those who have further information about the photos should comment online at knox.villagesoup.com, email news@courierpublicationsllc.com or write Camden Herald, 113 Washington St., Camden ME, ...

  • Published
    May 5, 2012

    A friend to all, Burt Stevenson

    One of the nicest and most popular men in Camden was A. Burton Stevenson Jr. He was born in here on April 6, 1905, the son of A. Burton Stevenson and Minnie Gould Stevenson. They also had a daughter, Vira, who married Clarence Thomas and another son, Harold, who lived in Massachusetts. Burt, as he was called, graduated from Camden High School in the class of 1922. He was always very active in the Camden High ...

  • Published
    January 1, 2010

    ‘Final Voyage: A Story of Arctic Disaster and One Fateful Whaling Season’

    "Final Voyage: A Story of Arctic Disaster and One Fateful Whaling Season" tells the story of an industry that found its first success in Nantucket and expanded to make New Bedford, Mass., into what Peter Nichols refers to as "the Saudi Arabia of its day." The pivot point for Nichols' book is one of the major events to mark the demise of the whaling industry. In August of 1871, as they pursued the last major ...

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