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Item 17576

Title: Quarter-scale model canoe, ca. 1997

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1997

Location: Atkinson

Media: Wood

Item 14436

Title: Canoe paddle, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1890

Location: Houlton

Media: wood

Item 22655

Title: Canoe Club float, Brunswick, 1889

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society

Date: 1889

Location: Brunswick

Media: Photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 4 View All

Item 85596

Address: 316-328 Westbrook Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Stroudwater Canoe Company

Use: Storage for canoes

Item 85597

Address: Assessor's Record, 316-328 Westbrook Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Stroudwater Canoe Company

Use: Store and Restroom

Item 98954

Address: 1929-2013 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Riverton Realty Company

Use: Canoe House & Office

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Noon Lunch, Eagle Lake, 1911

Umbazooksus & Beyond

Visitors to the Maine woods in the early twentieth century often recorded their adventures in private diaries or journals and in photographs. Their remembrances of canoeing, camping, hunting and fishing helped equate Maine with wilderness.



Moosehead Steamboats

After the canoe, steamboats became the favored method of transportation on Moosehead Lake. They revolutionized movement of logs and helped promote tourism in the region.


John W. G. Dunn, Moosehead Lake, 1904

John Dunn, 19th Century Sportsman

John Warner Grigg Dunn was an accomplished amateur photographer, hunter, fisherman and lover of nature. On his trips to Ragged Lake and environs, he became an early innovator among amateur wildlife photographers. His photography left us with a unique record of the Moosehead Lake region in the late nineteenth century.