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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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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.


Writing Women

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


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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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, 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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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…