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Item 79247

Big Squaw Mountain Fire Tower, Greenville, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Moosehead Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Greenville

Media: Postcard

Item 1267

Porch tea, Greenville, 1934

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1934-07-22

Location: Greenville

Media: Photographic print

Item 6854

Tea, Greenville, 1934

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1934-07-22

Location: Greenville

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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Poland Spring House, 1889

Poland Spring: Summering in Fashion

During the Gilded Age at the end of the nineteenth century, Americans sought to leave increasing urban, industrialized lives for the health and relaxation of the country. The Poland Spring resort, which offered a beautiful setting, healing waters, and many amenities, was one popular destination.

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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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Yellow birch logs, Atlas Plywood Co., Greenville, ca. 1955

Moosehead Historical Society

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Barn moving

Monson Historical Society

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McClench Machine Shop, Hallowell, 1879

Historic Hallowell - Industry at the Mouth of the Vaughan Stream

It was located at the bottom of Greenville Street before the railroad tracks. After many experiments, the owner, Ben Tenney, decided to use quartz…

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Langdon Burton and the Cold, Wet Tourists

by Phil Tedrick


A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman