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Item 68462

Salmon pens off Swan's Island, ca. 1990

Contributed by: Swan's Island Educational Society

Date: circa 1990

Location: Swans Island

Media: Photographic print

Item 68464

Two women at salmon pens, Swan's Island, ca. 1990

Contributed by: Swan's Island Educational Society

Date: circa 1990

Location: Swans Island

Media: Photographic print

Item 68463

Aerial view of six salmon pens off Swan's Island, ca.1990

Contributed by: Swan's Island Educational Society

Date: circa 1990

Location: Swans Island

Media: Photographic print

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Game wardens, Raymond, ca. 1920

Raising Fish

Mainers began propagating fish to stock ponds and lakes in the mid 19th century. The state got into the business in the latter part of the century, first concentrating on Atlantic salmon, then moving into raising other species for stocking rivers, lakes, and ponds.

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Wabanaki trade brooch, ca. 1780

Gifts From Gluskabe: Maine Indian Artforms

According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.

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Freeland Holmes and Caroline Holmes, Foxcroft, ca. 1860

The Washburns of Livermore

Members of the Washburn family of Livermore participated in the Civil War in a variety of ways -- from Caroline at the homefront, to Samuel at sea, Elihu, as a Congressman from Illinois, and Israel governor of Maine. The family had considerable influence politically on several fronts.

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Maine map, ca. early 1800s

Salmon Brook Historical Society

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

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Salmon pens off Swan's Island, ca. 1990

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Salmon industry

The first deliveries of salmon smolt (baby salmon) were brought by the ferry, Everett Libby. The picture on the right shows the delivery of the smolt.

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Ox Cart at N.W. Marston's Store, South Lubec, ca. 1880

Lubec, Maine - Timeline

… site of the old Hilltop School 1980s • Growth of salmon aquaculture, sea urchin, scallop, lobster fisheries • New England Aquarium establishes Bay…