The Resource The St. George Peninsula, Tammy L. Willey, (electronic resource)

The St. George Peninsula, Tammy L. Willey, (electronic resource)

Label
The St. George Peninsula
Title
The St. George Peninsula
Statement of responsibility
Tammy L. Willey
Title variation
Saint George Peninsula
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This fascinating history captures more than two centuries of life on and around the St. George Peninsula. These images feature war heroes, churches, community volunteers, historic sites, summer visitors, sailing vessels, and all phases of the still important fishing industry. St. George's rich cultural heritage is well documented due to the booming granite industry, which lured European laborers to this area in the early 20th century. Many of these quarry workers remained. They put down roots and constructed stores, post offices, schools, and clusters of wood-framed dwellings. The stark walls of abandoned granite quarries still pay tribute to these hardworking immigrants. Today, this area is the gateway to Monhegan Island. It inspires the exceptional Wyeth paintings and is a magnet for other noted artists and photographers. Locals, however, still cling to the traditions of their small seaside town
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Willey, Tammy L
Dewey number
974.1/57
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Historic buildings
  • Saint George (Me. : Town)
  • Saint George (Me. : Town)
  • Saint George (Me. : Town)
Target audience
adult
Label
The St. George Peninsula, Tammy L. Willey, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11454019
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11454019
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11454019
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The St. George Peninsula, Tammy L. Willey, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11454019
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11454019
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11454019
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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