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Keywords: Camp sites

Historical Items

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Item 10138

Camp Runoia All Camp Picture 1915

Contributed by: Camp Runoia Date: 1915 Location: Belgrade Lakes Media: Photographic print

Item 10142

Lucy Weiser, Camp Runoia, 1915

Contributed by: Camp Runoia Date: 1915 Location: Belgrade Lakes; Belgrade Lakes Media: Photographic print

Item 13853

Camp Site in Aroostook Woods, c. 1895

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1895 Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Cooks and Cookees: Lumber Camp Legends

Stories and tall tales abound concerning cooks and cookees -- important persons in any lumber camp, large or small.

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Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

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Luxurious Leisure

From the last decades of the nineteenth century through about the 1920s, vacationers were attracted to large resort hotels that promised a break from the noise, crowds, and pressures of an ever-urbanizing country.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Millerite camp meeting, Orrington, 1844

Millerite camp meeting, Orrington, 1844 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description The Millerites, a…

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

… Historical and Art Museum Description Camp on the "Mill Site" on a fishing trip. Participants went to St. Croix Lake then down the St.

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Poland Spring Preservation Society

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My Maine Stories

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USCG Boot Camp Experience, Vietnam War era
by Peter S. Morgan, Jr.

"Letters to the Wall" Memorial Day

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My story about tours of duty in Vietnam
by Maynard Bradley

I served in the Army Special Forces as a Green Beret, it still effects me today.

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I have thought about Vietnam almost every day for 48 years
by Ted Heselton

Working as a heavy equipment operator in Vietnam