Boating on Nickerson Lake, c. 1895

Contributed by Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Boating on Nickerson Lake, c. 1895

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Description

Boats at the Lakewood Pavilion on Lake Nickerson, a popular location for summer homes. The Pavilion was near the cottages of Roy French and Walter Mansur.

This photograph is part of the (Edward) E. B. White Collection, a collection of photographs by E. B. White and other photographers taken between 1885 and 1920. E. B. White was a merchant with a jewelry shop on Market Square during the late nineteenth and early twentieth century in Houlton. (see MMN # 13674) White, a skilled amateur photographer and founding member of the Houlton Fish and Game Association, traveled throughout southern and central Aroostook County hunting, fishing, camping, and photographing the Northern Maine Woods. This collection, a holding of the Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum in Houlton, commemorates these photographersÂ’ efforts to preserve images of turn-of-the-century Aroostook County.

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About This Item

  • Title: Boating on Nickerson Lake, c. 1895
  • Creation Date: circa 1895
  • Subject Date: circa 1895
  • Local Name: Nickerson Lake
  • Town: Houlton
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 11 cm x 18 cm
  • Collection: E. B. White Collection
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
109 Main Street, Houlton, ME 04730
207-532-6984

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