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Item 11122

Title: Log dead fall trap

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1900

Media: monochrome photograph

Item 15330

Title: Alder Stream Falls, Dead River, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Media: Lantern slide

Item 13579

Title: Bear dead fall trap, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1895

Location: Houlton

Media: Photograph

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Item 85940

Address: Assessor's Record, 156-158 Woodford Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Rocky Hill Lodge Corporation

Use: Dead Storage and Autos

Exhibits Showing 3 of 21 View All

Exhibit

Florence Jewett, Norridgewock, ca. 1885

Eternal Images: Photographing Childhood

From the earliest days of photography doting parents from across Maine sought to capture images of their young children. The studio photographs often reflect the families' images of themselves and their status or desired status.

Exhibit

US Peg and Shank Mill, Princeton, 1930

Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.

Exhibit

Mt. Katahdin and Granger, Stetson, ca. 1906

The World's Largest Oxen

Named for the two largest things in Maine at the turn of the 20th century, Mt. Katahdin and Granger of Stetson, were known as the Largest Oxen in the World. Unable to do farm work because of their size, they visited fairs and agricultural events around the Northeast.

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Site

Adam Simpson Green, Colby College, 1887

Colby College Special Collections

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site

Harvesting grain, Skowhegan, ca. 1920

Skowhegan Community History

The history of a town bordered by the Kennebec and Sandy Rivers as depicted by students from Skowhegan Area Middle School working in close proximity with members of the Skowhegan Historical Society. Exhibits include the Skowhegan Island, farming, log drives, Benedict Arnold’s March, early settlement, Bloomfield Academy, Lakewood Theater, and the Abenakis.

Site

Nils and Karna Persson, New Sweden, ca. 1890

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870

A history of Maine's Swedish Colony in Aroostook County. Project partners include Caribou Public Library, Maine Swedish Colony, New Sweden School, New Sweden Historical Society, Nylander Museum, and Stockholm Historical Society. In addition to a substantive history of the Colony generally, exhibit topics cover specific family histories, Olof Nylander, mills and homes in Stockholm, hand tools, railroads, and more.