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MacMillan

Overview

Rear Admiral Donald B. MacMillan, Provincetown's most famous son, was born on November 10, 1874 at 574 Commercial Street. From the beginning, an adventurous spirit, an indomitable will and a mind given to extraordinary inquiry were marks of his character. Throughout his very long life, Donald B. MacMillan was a man capable of great feats of physical strength and endurance, which were always accompanied by a patient good nature, steady judgment and genuine caring for his fellow man. [More...]

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  • Surf and a Sail
    Slide #22 of Rear Admiral Donald MacMillan's lecture: The Life-Saving Service of Cape Cod.
    Collection: MacMillan
    Format: Negative
    Subjects: Boats and boating, Cape Cod (Mass.) History, Lifesaving, Lifesaving stations--Massachusetts, Lifesaving stations--Massachusetts--Provincetown, Lifesaving stations--Massachusetts--Truro, Provincetown (Mass.)--History--19th century, Sailing ships, Shipwrecks, MacMillan, Donald B.
  • Radio message to Rev. Davis via Radio Pr. Clifford E. Himoe, July 30, 1927-1928 from MacMillan
    Radiogram message sent from Admiral Donald B. MacMillan aboard the Schooner Bowdoin to Reverend...
    Collection: MacMillan
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Arctic regions, Bowdoin (Ship), Center Methodist Episcopal Church (Provincetown, Mass.), Eskimos, Labrador, Moravians, Newfoundland and Labrador--Hebron, Newfoundland and Labrador--Nain region, Provincetown (Mass.)--History--20th century, Radio, Radio--History, Schooners, Henderson, Frank, MacMillan, Donald B.
  • Big Steamer on the Beach
    Slide #57 of Rear Admiral Donald MacMillan's lecture: The Life-Saving Service of Cape Cod
    Collection: MacMillan
    Format: Negative
    Subjects: Boats and boating, Cape Cod (Mass.) History, Lifesaving, Lifesaving stations--Massachusetts, Lifesaving stations--Massachusetts--Provincetown, Lifesaving stations--Massachusetts--Truro, Sailing ships, Shipwrecks, MacMillan, Donald B.
  • Two Masted Schooner in the Surf
    Slide #34 of Rear Admiral Donald MacMillan's lecture: The Life-Saving Service of Cape Cod.
    Collection: MacMillan
    Format: Negative
    Subjects: Boats and boating, Lifesaving, Provincetown (Mass.)--History--19th century, Sailing ships, Schooners, Shipwrecks, MacMillan, Donald B.
  • Two Men on Raft Waving
    Slide #47 of Rear Admiral Donald MacMillan's lecture: The Life-Saving Service of Cape Cod
    Collection: MacMillan
    Format: Negative
    Subjects: Boats and boating, Cape Cod (Mass.) History, Lifesaving, Lifesaving stations--Massachusetts, Lifesaving stations--Massachusetts--Provincetown, Lifesaving stations--Massachusetts--Truro, Sailing ships, Shipwrecks--Massachusetts--Cape Cod region, MacMillan, Donald B.
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