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Item 79999

Steamboat Governor Coburn Interior, Greenville, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Moosehead Historical Society

Date: circa 1870

Location: Greenville

Media: Photographic print

Item 35951

Hotel Coburn, Skowhegan, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House

Date: circa 1910

Location: Skowhegan

Media: Photographic print

Item 9047

Group in Front of Hotel Coburn, about 1895

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House

Date: circa 1895

Location: Skowhegan

Media: Photographic print

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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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Harriett Beecher Stowe, ca. 1890

Writing Women

Published women authors with ties to Maine are too numerous to count. They have made their marks in all types of literature.

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Fire lookout at Agamenticus Mountain, ca. 1920

Looking Out: Maine's Fire Towers

Maine, the most heavily forested state in the nation, had the first continuously operational fire lookout tower, beginning a system of fire prevention that lasted much of the twentieth century.

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Main Street, West New Portland, circa 1900

New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - West New Portland Village

It was then purchased by Arthur Coburn, then sold to C.B. Weese of Chicago. The company was called Carrabassett Dowel Company.

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Blue Hill Inn construction, Blue Hill, 1892

Blue Hill, Maine - Discover the Story of Blue Hill - Page 3 of 4

Mr. and Mrs. Coburn Haskell built Dundree on Parker Point in 1914. Mr. Haskell was the inventor and holder of the patent for the modern golf ball.

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Harvesting grain, Skowhegan, ca. 1920

Skowhegan Community History - A Brief History of the Skowhegan Area

Because of key players Abner and Philander Coburn, who assisted their father in surveying most all of the woods of northern Maine, Skowhegan became…