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Item 76328

Canoes on Pleasant Lake, Stetson, ca. 1909

Contributed by: Stetson Historical Society

Date: circa 1909

Location: Stetson

Media: photograph

Item 15343

Canoes, Maine woods, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Media: Lantern slide

Item 80729

Wabanaki guides with canoes, Bar Harbor, 1881

Contributed by: Abbe Museum

Date: 1881

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: stereoview

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Item 85596

316-328 Westbrook Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Stroudwater Canoe Company

Use: Storage for canoes

Item 98954

1929-2013 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Riverton Realty Company

Use: Canoe House & Office

Item 85597

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

Owner in 1924: Stroudwater Canoe Company

Use: Store and Restroom

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Site

Bowdoin group at Negro Island Harbor, Nova Scotia, 1891

Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site

Somes Sound, Mt. Desert Island, ca.1900

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature

Highlights from the history of what is perhaps the most popular tourist destination in Maine. The site was created by a partnership between MDI High School, Mount Desert Elementary School, and a number of supporting organizations: Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor Historical Society, the Jesup Memorial Library, Great Harbor Maritime Museum, and the Maine Granite Industry Historical Society. Exhibits cover Northeast Harbor, the Granite industry, Bar Harbor’s Building of Arts, the Green Mountain Railway, the Bryants and the Rockefellers, and steamboats.

Site

1794 map of Farmington

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown

The history of Farmington as depicted by representatives from Farmington Historical Society, Farmington Public Library, Center for Community GIS, University of Maine at Farmington, and the Mallett School. Topics covered include education, culture, early settlers, important residents, agriculture, and a special section on maps.

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Story

I have thought about Vietnam almost every day for 48 years

by Ted Heselton


Working as a heavy equipment operator in Vietnam