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Item 15608

Moose in the Aroostook Woods, 1895

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1895

Media: Photographic print

Item 22689

Moose in winter, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Media: Glass Negative

Item 9797

Hunter with moose and two deer, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Media: Photographic print

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Walker Memorial Library, Westbrook, 1943

Hunting Season

Maine's ample woods historically provided numerous game animals and birds for hunters seeking food, fur, or hides. The promotion of hunting as tourism and concerns about conservation toward the end of the nineteenth century changed the nature of hunting in Maine.

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Steamboats

Moosehead Steamboats

After the canoe, steamboats became the favored method of transportation on Moosehead Lake. They revolutionized movement of logs and helped promote tourism in the region.

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Leaving the start gate at the Sugarloaf World Cup, 1971

World Alpine Ski Racing in Maine

Sugarloaf -- a small ski area by European standards -- entered ski racing history in 1971 by hosting an event that was part of the World Cup Alpine Ski Championships. The "Tall Timber Classic," as the event was known, had a decidedly Maine flavor.

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Crooked knife, Stockholm. c.1930

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony

c.1930 Item 19528 infoStockholm Historical Society Carving knives that they used to skin cattle, deer, moose, and bear.

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Manchester Point, Northeast Harbor, ca. 1945

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Northeast Harbor: From Rustic to Rusticators

… have seemed like a Godsend when they noticed a moose swimming across Somes Sound. Mr. and Mrs. Manchester got into their canoe and Mr.

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John Gray, Fryeburg, ca. 1980

Skowhegan Community History - Abenakis in the Norridgewock/Skowhegan Area

… trees to make containers, wigwam sheathing, and moose horns made for calling moose. They also would plant what little food that would grow…