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Item 13621

Weeks Mill on Big Smith Brook, 1891

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: 1891-05-24

Media: Photographic print

Item 80122

Dixie School, Big Lake Twp, 1974

Contributed by: Joyce Carle through Princeton Public Library

Date: 1974

Location: Big Lake Township

Media: slide

Item 80337

The Old Reed Place, Grand Lake Stream, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Princeton Public Library

Date: circa 1900

Location: Grand Lake Stream

Media: Photographic print

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Steamboats "Rebecca" and "Fairy of the Lake," Moosehead Lake, ca. 1890

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.


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.


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.

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Weighing the big trout, Mill Site, 1891

Presque Isle: The Star City - Weighing the big trout, Mill Site, 1891

Participants went to St. Croix Lake then down the St. Croix Stream and the Aroostook River to Presque Isle, May 24-31, 1891.

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Harbor Cottage at Asticou Northeast Harbor Maine Circa 1880

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Harbor Cottage, The Old Ell (“Mame’s House”), and the Big Barn

… its mix of boreal and deciduous forests, clear lakes, and bold seashore. The artists were the forerunners of this group and several landscape…

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Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Railroad station, Strong, ca. 1910

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - The Railroad

… to Student Research Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Railroad station, Strong, ca. 1910Item Contributed byStrong Historical Society As gold…

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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


Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey