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Item 14326

George and Flora Hunter, Hodgdon, c. 1895

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1895

Location: Hodgdon; Linneus

Media: Photographic print

Item 13941

A. Elinor Hunter, Bucksport, ca. 1923

Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society

Date: 1923

Location: Bucksport

Media: Photographic print

Item 15447

Grand Army of the Republic, Frank Hunter Post, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1910

Location: Hodgdon Mills

Media: Photographic print

Tax Records Showing 3 of 4 View All

Item 90186

Hunter property, N. Shore, Sunset Road, Cliff Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Charles F. Hunter

Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 35058

13 Brewer Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Clarence A Hunter

Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 49128

19 Deering Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Annie F Hunter

Use: Dwelling - Two family

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Walker Memorial Library, Westbrook, 1943

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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John W. G. Dunn, Moosehead Lake, 1904

John Dunn, 19th Century Sportsman

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.

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Reddy Kilowatt lapel pin, ca. 1955

Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

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Wabanaki guides with canoes, Bar Harbor, 1881

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Guiding Services for Sport Hunters

Guiding Services for Sport Hunters Wabanaki guides with canoes, Bar Harbor, 1881Item Contributed byAbbe Museum Many Wabanaki men at the Bar…

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Billy Smith Mill and mill pond, Strong, ca. 1895

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Early settler Thomas Hunter agreed to build a dam across the "Northeast Branch of the Sandy River" and provide the necessary machinery, if the…

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Phil Richards with his buck, Strong, ca. 1944

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Richards later became a Maine Guide and helped scores of other hunters in the quest for the "Big One."

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Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES

by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne


Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII