1962 – Seven residents of Bath, Maine,

formed the Marine Research Society of Bath,

which did business for years

as the Bath Marine Museum.

1975 – The name was changed

to Maine Maritime Museum.

1975The Percy & Small Shipyard

was donated

by Mr. and Mrs. L. M. C. Smith.

1981 – Mrs. Smith also donated

the adjoining Donnell House,

a shipyard owner’s

Victorian-era residence.

The P&S Shipyard

is the only intact shipyard site

in the United States

that built large wooden sailing vessels.