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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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  • A Brig at the Water's Edge
    Slide #24 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.
  • School of Blackfish Off Provincetown, Mass.
    Slide #18 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, Fishing, Lifesaving, Lifesaving stations--Massachusetts, Lifesaving stations--Massachusetts--Provincetown, Lifesaving stations--Massachusetts--Truro, Provincetown (Mass.)--History--19th century, Sailing ships, Shipwrecks, MacMillan, Donald B.
  • Man in Dory After Painting by Winslow Homer
    Slide #11 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.
  • Text of Presentation by Donald B. MacMillan on "The Life Saving Services of Cape Cod
    Text of Presentation by Donald B. MacMillan, age 91, on "The Life Saving Services of Cape...
    Collection: MacMillan
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Cape Cod (Mass.) History, Highland Light (U.S), Lifesaving, Lifesaving stations--Massachusetts, Lifesaving stations--Massachusetts--Provincetown, Lifesaving stations--Massachusetts--Truro, Clark, Eugene S., MacMillan, Donald B.
  • Remains of Wreck
    Slide #27 of Rear Admiral Donald MacMillan's lecture: The Life-Saving Service of Cape Cod.
    Collection: MacMillan
    Format: Negative
    Subjects: Boats and boating, Lifesaving, Shipwrecks, MacMillan, Donald B.
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