Maine State Aquarium (former) – West Boothbay Harbor ME

Description

“The Maine State Aquarium is located on the water in beautiful West Boothbay Harbor, Maine, the aquarium is operated by the Maine Department of Marine Resources (DMR). This educational facility was built in 1993 along with the state’s new fisheries research station.”

The original hatchery was built by the US government in 1904 for the purposes of raising Cod and Lobsters.

In 1938, the P.W.A. awarded a $7,898 grant for improvements and repairs which were completed in 1939.

Source notes

http://www.maine.gov/dmr/rm/aquarium/index.html

National Archives: Record Group 135: Public Works Administration; Projects Control Division; Entry 52: Indices to Non-Federal Projects; Report No. 5: Status of All Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects, page 7.

Project originally submitted by Andrew Laverdiere on December 31, 2014.

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Location Info


194 McKown Point Road
West Boothbay Harbor, ME 04575

Coordinates: 43.843700, -69.640856

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