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Item 5887

John W. G. Dunn, Moosehead Lake, 1904

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1904

Media: Photographic print

Item 5885

Steamer Henry M, Lily Bay, Moosehead Lake

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1893

Media: Photographic print

Item 82336

'Medric' and 'Bowdoin,' East Boothbay, ca. 1923

Contributed by: Boothbay Region Historical Society

Date: circa 1923

Location: East Boothbay

Media: Photographic print

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Noon Lunch, Eagle Lake, 1911

Umbazooksus & Beyond

Visitors to the Maine woods in the early twentieth century often recorded their adventures in private diaries or journals and in photographs. Their remembrances of canoeing, camping, hunting and fishing helped equate Maine with wilderness.


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W. R. Allan Residence, Dennysville, ca. 1910

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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Miriam and Donald MacMillan, Greenland, 1947

The Schooner Bowdoin: Ninety Years of Seagoing History

After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner Bowdoin, which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.

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Survey Chart, Islesboro, 1884

Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Historical Overview

The Penobscot Expedition, as it came to be known, remained the worse worst American naval defeat until the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - IV. Transitions and troubles: Private enterprise shoulders an island’s needs

… to go to a store or something it was like a major expedition. So I was not taken around to play with other kids in Minturn or something like that…

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Copy of Surry and Ellsworth map, ca. 1880

Surry by the Bay - Early Settlement

… they scoped out the area on fishing and trading expeditions, as was true for Matthew Patten. Generally agreed to be Surry's first settler, in 1767…