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Item 68462

Title: Salmon pens off Swan's Island, ca. 1990

Contributed by: Swan's Island Educational Society

Date: circa 1990

Location: Swans Island

Media: color photograph

Item 68464

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

Contributed by: Swan's Island Educational Society

Date: circa 1990

Location: Swans Island

Media: color photograph

Item 68463

Title: 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: color photograph

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Exhibit

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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Site

Maine map, ca. early 1800s

Salmon Brook Historical Society

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