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Historical Items

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Item 12449

W.S. Knowlton, Caribou, 1889

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library Date: 1889 Location: Caribou Media: Photographic print

Item 12924

High School play, Caribou, 1902

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library Date: 1902-11-25 Location: Caribou Media: Photographic print

Item 26428

Caribou High School, 1895

Contributed by: Mark & Emily Turner Memorial Library Date: 1895 Location: Caribou Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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A Parade, an Airplane and Two Weddings

Two couples, a parade from downtown Caribou to the airfield, and two airplane flights were the scene in 1930 when the couples each took off in a single-engine plane to tie the knot high over Aroostook County.

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Hunting Season

Maine's ample woods historically provided numerous game animals and birds for hunters seeking food, fur, or hides. The promotion of hunting as tourism and concerns about conservation toward the end of the nineteenth century changed the nature of hunting in Maine.

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Laboring in Maine

Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.

Site Pages

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Caribou Public Library

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Nylander Museum

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Project Partners

… 30 High Street, Caribou 207-493-4214 ddubois@caribou-public.lib.me.us Be sure to visit the library's website at www.caribou-public.lib.me.us.

My Maine Stories

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The future of potato growing
by Dan Blackstone

Informed by six generations of potato farming

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Aroostook Potato Harvest: Perspective of a Six Year Old
by Phyllis A. Blackstone

A child's memory of potato harvest in the 1950s

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Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life