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Item 11110

Hunting camp in Aroostook County

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1900

Media: Photographic print

Item 65503

Hunting camp on Day Mountain, Strong, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society

Date: circa 1940

Location: Strong

Media: Photographic print

Item 80971

Rough hewn hunting camp, Monson 1920

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Location: Monson

Media: Photographic print

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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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Girls playing basketball, Naples, ca. 1930

Summer Camps

Maine is home to dozens of summer-long youth camps and untold numbers of day camps that take advantage of water, woods, and fresh air. While the children, counselors, and other staff come to Maine in the summer, the camps live on throughout the year and throughout the lives of many of the campers.

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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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Workers, woodsmen, guides, Norcross, ca. 1900

Norcross Heritage Trust

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site Page

Hunting camp on Day Mountain, Strong, ca. 1940

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Peary joins Albert E. Howes for a day of hunting from Howes' hunting camp on Day Mountain, ca. 1940.

Site Page

Survey Chart, Islesboro, 1884

Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Historical Overview

Huge shell middens have been found along the shores where natives camped for hundreds of years. After their initial scare by Captain Church's men…

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 3 View All

Story

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

Story

Cleaning Fish or How Grandfather and Grandmother got by

by Randy Randall


Grandfather and Grandmother subsisted on the fish Grandfather caught, not always legally.

Story

Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey


MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR