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Item 15608

Title: Moose in the Aroostook Woods, 1895

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1895

Media: Photograph

Item 13849

Title: Camp in the Aroostook Woods, c. 1895

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1895

Media: Photograph

Item 10857

Title: Bangor and Aroostook Railroad bridge - Presque Isle

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1893

Location: Presque Isle

Media: photogravure print, ink on paper

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Exhibit

 John Burton with weeding spade, ca. 1900

Aroostook County Railroads

Construction of the Bangor and Aroostook rail lines into northern Aroostook County in the early twentieth century opened the region to tourism and commerce from the south.

Exhibit

Shepard Cary, Houlton, 1805-1866

Shepard Cary: Lumberman, Legislator, Leader and Legend

Shepard Cary (1805-1866) was one of the leading -- and wealthiest -- residents of early Aroostook County. He was a lumberman, merchant, mill operator, and legislator.

Exhibit

Flood in Mechanic Falls, ca. 1896

High Water

Melting snow, ice, warmer temperatures, and rain sometimes bring floods to Maine's many rivers and streams. Floods are most frequent in the spring, but can occur at any season.

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Site

Mono Aircraft Company, Presque Isle, 1935

Presque Isle: The Star City

The history of a northern Maine community as told by an array of local institutions and organizations. Site contributors include University of Maine at Presque Isle, Presque Isle Historical Society, Mark and Emily Turner Memorial Library, Presque Isle Middle School. Some of the topics include historic buildings, potato farming, transportation and the Aroostook Valley Railroad.

Site

Aroostook potato field, 1916

Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum

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Site

Moose in the Aroostook Woods, 1895

Aroostook Historical and Art Museum

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