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Item 17452

Title: Castine Harbor, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Castine

Media: Postcard

Item 44480

Title: 'Salute to Castine,' Castine, 1896

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1896

Location: Castine

Media: Ink on paper

Item 6357

Title: Harbor shore, Castine, 1891

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1891

Location: Castine

Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibit

Iron axe head, Auburn, ca. 1700

Indians, Furs, and Economics

When Europeans arrived in North America and disrupted traditional Native American patterns of life, they also offered other opportunities: trade goods for furs. The fur trade had mixed results for the Wabanaki.

Exhibit

Southern Cross commemorative print, ca. 1928

Big Timber: the Mast Trade

Britain was especially interested in occupying Maine during the Colonial era to take advantage of the timber resources. The tall, straight, old growth white pines were perfect for ships' masts to help supply the growing Royal Navy.

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Site

E.S.N.S. 'Echo' staff, Castine, 1900

Wilson Museum

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