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Contributed by: Davistown Museum
Date: 1620 - 1675
Media: Curved wood handle with a slate cutter
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1894
Media: Photographic print
By the 1900s, numerous fish canneries began operating in Center Harbor, located within the Brooklin community. For over thirty years, these plants were an important factor in the community.
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The house is located at 8 Mackerel Cove Road. Notice the huge wood pile by the shed attached to the house.
He worked on the island as a mackerel seiner and was the captain of several schooners. Mackerel fishing declined in the late 1800s, and Smith may…
Mackerel fishing could be done from any size of boat. Vessels fit out in early spring, fished for mackerel in southern waters, and returned around…
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by Randy Randall
Grandfather and Grandmother subsisted on the fish Grandfather caught, not always legally.