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Potential Buyer Emerges for Maine Island Once Owned by Arctic Explorer Robert Peary

The 1-acre Crab Island is priced at $950,000 and it includes two private beaches and a camp

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    Potential Buyer Emerges for Maine Island Once Owned by Arctic Explorer Robert Peary
    LandVest via WCSH-TV

    A real estate broker for a Maine island once owned by Arctic explorer Robert Peary says the island has a potential buyer.

    Karen Reiche tells the Portland Press Herald that Crab Island was placed under agreement Sept. 14, close to a month after it was put up for sale.

    The 1-acre island is priced at $950,000, and it includes two private beaches and a camp.

    Reiche says the deal has not closed yet, and the buyers do not want to be identified.

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    The Peary family sold the island in the 1950s to current owners Virginia and Alden Waterhouse of New Hampshire. The Waterhouse family says they wish to sell due to a "change in lifestyle."

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