On Chauncey Creek
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Piscataqua rowers 1895
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HISTORIC PORTSMOUTH #19

Panama hats and handlebar mustaches ruled on Chauncey’s Creek in 1890/ The Mascotte Boat Club was part of the Portsmouth Athletic Club. The last figure in the ten-oar boat holds the group’s sign. This large boat was likely converted from the "captain’s gig" off a defunct naval vessel.

 

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Rowing on Chauncey's Creek, Kittery

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Kittery Rowing Team

 

From HISTORIC PORTSMOUTH
Early Photographs from the Collections of Strawbery Banke
by James L. Garvin & Susan Grigg, Peter Randall Publisher
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