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Historical Items

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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 10876

Scene on Salmon Brook - Washburn

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1890 Location: Washburn Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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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Maine Eats: the food revolution starts here

From Maine's iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine's identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine's culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.

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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.

Site Pages

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Salmon Brook Historical Society

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

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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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Lubec, Maine - Timeline

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