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Item 30830

Mohican House, Lake George, Skowhegan, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House

Date: circa 1920

Location: Skowhegan

Media: Black & White Photograph

Item 26420

Portage Lake, Portage, 1895

Contributed by: Mark & Emily Turner Memorial Library

Date: 1895

Location: Portage; Chicago

Media: photogravure

Item 15377

Caucomgomoc Lake, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Media: Lantern slide

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Item 37310

158 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: James H McDonald

Use: Store & Storage

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Loading ice, Presque Isle Stream, 1946

Ice: A Maine Commodity

Maine's frozen rivers and lakes provided an economic opportunity. The state shipped thousands of tons of ice to ports along the East Coast and to the West Indies that workers had cut and packed in sawdust for shipment or later use.

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Steamboats

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.

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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.

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Site

Shaw Block, Greenville, 2003

Moosehead Messenger

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Site

Welcome to Strong sign, Strong, ca. 1950

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village

The history of a small western Maine community north of Farmington as told by a team consisting of Strong Historical Society, Strong Elementary School, and Strong Public Library. Exhibit topics include Strong's prominence in the wood products industry (it was once the "Toothpick Capital of the World"), the "Bridge that Changed the Map," schools and educational history, clubs and organizations, "Fly Rod" Crosby, the first Maine guide, and a rich student section related to the Civil War and post-Civil War era in the town.

Site

Waterfront, Camp Runoia, 1951

Camp Runoia

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Story

Langdon Burton and the Cold, Wet Tourists

by Phil Tedrick


A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman

Story

What Maine Means to Me

by Nicolette B. Meister


How a friendship created a lifelong love of Maine.

Story

Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey


MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR