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February 21

“Fortunes Lost and Won: Maine’s Maritime History and the War of 1812” by James L. Nelson

11:00AM Lectures & Book Talks

The War of 1812 created many fortunes in Maine, through such lucrative trades such as shipbuilding, blockade running, privateering and smuggling. But in the years leading up to the war, fortunes were lost by men such as Hugh McLellan, when trade collapsed under pressure from Great Britain and France. The ...

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Maine Maritime Museum

243 Washington Street
Bath, Maine 04530