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Item 1474

Birch bark box, Molly Ockett

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1770

Media: Birch bark

Item 9358

Percival Baxter's birch bark fish outline, 1884

Contributed by: Baxter State Park

Date: 1884-06-03

Location: Rangeley

Media: Birch Bark

Item 80748

Picture frame, Passamaquoddy, Late 19th – early 20th century

Contributed by: Abbe Museum

Media: birchbark, ash, sweetgrass

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Wabanaki trade brooch, ca. 1780

Gifts From Gluskabe: Maine Indian Artforms

According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.

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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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Grand Falls Expedition party, Labrador, 1891

Bowdoin College Scientific Expedition to Labrador

"The Bowdoin Boys" -- some students and recent graduates -- traveled to Labrador in 1891 to collect artifacts, specimens, and to try to find Grand Falls, a waterfall deep in Labrador's interior.

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Miniature canoe, ca. 1893

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Indians & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album

1893 Item 80755 infoAbbe Museum Miniature Canoe Joseph Nicholas, Passamaquoddy ca. 1893 Birch bark, cedar, spruce root, ash

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Letter box, Passamaquoddy, 1905

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Indians & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album

… Letter box, Passamaquoddy, 1905 Item 80738 infoAbbe Museum Letter Box John Snow, Passamaquoddy 1905 Birch bark, ash, cedar, sweetgrass

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Handkerchief box, Passamaquoddy, ca. 1880

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Indians & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album

1880 Item 80736 infoAbbe Museum Handkerchief Box Tomah Joseph, Passamaquoddy Late 19th century Birch bark, spruce root, ash, hide