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Greenleaf H. Davis, Shin Pond, ca. 1900

Contributed by Patten Lumbermen's Museum

Hunter Davis in front of his log cabin with homemade fiddle, his rifle, and snow shoes on cabin. Greenleaf H. "Hunter" Davis was a hermit hunter and trapper of Shin Pond.

In 1843, Davis, a young man of 26, is reputed to have accompanied Henry David Thoreau for several weeks in the Katahdin Woods.

He celebrated his 98th birthday May 6, 1915.

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  • Title: Greenleaf H. Davis, Shin Pond, ca. 1900
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Town: Shin Pond
  • County: Penobscot
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph
  • Local Code: Neg. No. 104
  • Collection: PattenLM
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Patten Lumbermen's Museum
P.O. Box 300, Patten, ME 04765
(207) 528-2650

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