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Greenleaf H. Davis, Shin Pond, ca. 1900

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Greenleaf H. Davis, Shin Pond, ca. 1900

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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
http://www.lumbermensmuseum.org

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