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Item 76328

Title: Canoes on Pleasant Lake, Stetson, ca. 1909

Contributed by: Stetson Historical Society

Date: circa 1909

Location: Stetson

Media: photograph

Item 15343

Title: Canoes, Maine woods, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Media: Lantern slide

Item 80729

Title: Wabanaki guides with canoes, Bar Harbor, 1881

Contributed by: Abbe Museum

Date: 1881

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: stereoview

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Item 85596

Address: 316-328 Westbrook Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Stroudwater Canoe Company

Use: Storage for canoes

Item 85597

Address: Assessor's Record, 316-328 Westbrook Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Stroudwater Canoe Company

Use: Store and Restroom

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Steamboats

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.

Exhibit

John W. G. Dunn, Moosehead Lake, 1904

John Dunn, 19th Century Sportsman

John Warner Grigg Dunn was an accomplished amateur photographer, hunter, fisherman and lover of nature. On his trips to Ragged Lake and environs, he became an early innovator among amateur wildlife photographers. His photography left us with a unique record of the Moosehead Lake region in the late nineteenth century.