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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1930
Contributed by: Westport Island History Committee
Location: Westport Island; Lubec; Brooksville
Media: ink on paper
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.
At Lexington and Concord, on April 19, 1775, British troops attempted to destroy munitions stored by American colonists. The battles were the opening salvos of the American Revolution. Shortly, the conflict would erupt in Maine.
William Bayley of Falmouth (Portland) was a soldier in the Continental Army, seeing service at Ticonderoga, Valley Forge, Monmouth Court House, and Saratoga, among other locations. His letters home to his mother reveal much about the economic hardships experienced by both soldiers and those at home.
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A Real Downeast County Fair Collaboratively written by The Bay School's eighth grade: Noah Cimeno, Aphelion Crampton, Alexander Heilner, Loriman…
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Prins, Downeast Press, 2009. Canoe Indians of Down East Maine, by William H. Haviland, The History Press, 2012.