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Historical Items

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Item 55200

L.C.Bates Museum, Fairfield, ca. 1945

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: circa 1945 Location: Fairfield Media: Photographic print

Item 55203

L.C. Bates Museum Mineral Collection, Fairfield, ca. 1955

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: circa 1955 Location: Fairfield Media: Photographic print

Item 55196

Blue marlin at the L.C. Bates Museum, Fairfield, ca. 1955

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: circa 1955 Location: Fairfield Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Bookplates Honor Annie Louise Cary

A summer resident of Wayne collected more than 3,000 bookplates to honor Maine native and noted opera singer Annie Louise Cary and to support the Cary Memorial Library.

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The World's Largest Oxen

Named for the two largest things in Maine at the turn of the 20th century, Mt. Katahdin and Granger of Stetson, were known as the Largest Oxen in the World. Unable to do farm work because of their size, they visited fairs and agricultural events around the Northeast.

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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.

Site Pages

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L.C. Bates Museum/Good Will-Hinckley

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

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - The Porter Family

He went to Strong schools and to Bates College (called the Maine State Seminary until 1863) from 1862–1863.