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Historical Items

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Item 12252

Caribou Fish Hatchery, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library Date: circa 1895 Location: Caribou Media: Photographic print

Item 12253

Caribou Fish Hatchery, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library Date: circa 1895 Location: Caribou Media: Photographic print

Item 12254

Old Fish Hatchery, Caribou, 1895

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library Date: circa 1895 Location: Caribou Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Raising Fish

Mainers began propagating fish to stock ponds and lakes in the mid 19th century. The state got into the business in the latter part of the century, first concentrating on Atlantic salmon, then moving into raising other species for stocking rivers, lakes, and ponds.

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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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Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

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Caribou Public Library

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