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Item 74733

Title: Harris Dam and hydro station, Indian Pond, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1955

Location: Greenville

Media: Photograph

Item 15310

Title: Lower Indian Pond, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Media: Lantern slide

Item 15309

Title: The Hulling Machine, Indian Pond, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Media: Lantern slide

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

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.