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.
- 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
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Patten Lumbermen's Museum
P.O. Box 300, Patten, ME 04765
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