Skowhegan Falls before the dams

Contributed by Skowhegan History House

Skowhegan Falls before the dams

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Description

This must be one of the earliest photos ever taken of the north channel Falls at Skowhegan. This view must have been very much like the scene encountered by members of Benedict Arnold's expedition to Quebec, as they approached the Falls dragging their heavy bateaus upriver.

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About This Item

  • Title: Skowhegan Falls before the dams
  • Creation Date: circa 1860
  • Subject Date: circa 1860
  • Town: Skowhegan
  • County: Somerset
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 20 cm x 25 cm
  • Local Code: 201.5_skowfalls_hh_lg
  • Collection: Wyman Collection
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Skowhegan History House
66 Elm Street, PO Box 832, Skowhegan, ME 04976
(207) 474-6632
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