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Historical Items

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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

Exhibits

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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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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 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.

Site Pages

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Norcross Heritage Trust

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

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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.

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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

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Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life

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

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Cleaning Fish or How Grandfather and Grandmother got by
by Randy Randall

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