Keywords: Big Lake
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Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Joyce Carle through Princeton Public Library
Location: Big Lake Township
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.
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.
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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Participants went to St. Croix Lake then down the St. Croix Stream and the Aroostook River to Presque Isle, May 24-31, 1891.
… its mix of boreal and deciduous forests, clear lakes, and bold seashore. The artists were the forerunners of this group and several landscape…
… to Student Research Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Railroad station, Strong, ca. 1910Item Contributed byStrong Historical Society As gold…
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