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Item 15608

Title: Moose in the Aroostook Woods, 1895

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1895

Media: Photograph

Item 9797

Title: Hunter with moose and two deer, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Sanford Historical Committee

Date: circa 1900

Media: Photograph from glass negative

Item 8982

Title: Moose in river, Skowhegan, 1920

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House

Date: circa 1920

Location: Skowhegan; Skowhegan

Media: Black and White photograph

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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.



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.