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Item 15304

Title: Moose swimming in Moosehead Lake, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Media: Lantern slide

Item 81412

Title: Moosehead Lake & Mount Kineo, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Moosehead Historical Society

Date: circa 1910

Location: Lily Bay Township

Media: Postcard

Item 80007

Title: Moosehead II Steamboat, Moosehead Lake, ca. 1914

Contributed by: Moosehead Historical Society

Date: circa 1914

Location: Greenville

Media: photograph

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

John W. G. Dunn, Moosehead Lake, 1904

John Dunn, 19th Century Sportsman

John Warner Grigg Dunn was an accomplished amateur photographer, hunter, fisherman and lover of nature. On his trips to Ragged Lake and environs, he became an early innovator among amateur wildlife photographers. His photography left us with a unique record of the Moosehead Lake region in the late nineteenth century.

Exhibit

Noon Lunch, Eagle Lake, 1911

Umbazooksus & Beyond

Visitors to the Maine woods in the early twentieth century often recorded their adventures in private diaries or journals and in photographs. Their remembrances of canoeing, camping, hunting and fishing helped equate Maine with wilderness.

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Site

Shaw Block, Greenville, 2003

Moosehead Messenger

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Site

Yellow birch logs, Atlas Plywood Co., Greenville, ca. 1955

Moosehead Historical Society

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Site

Welcome to Strong sign, Strong, ca. 1950

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village

The history of a small western Maine community north of Farmington as told by a team consisting of Strong Historical Society, Strong Elementary School, and Strong Public Library. Exhibit topics include Strong's prominence in the wood products industry (it was once the "Toothpick Capital of the World"), the "Bridge that Changed the Map," schools and educational history, clubs and organizations, "Fly Rod" Crosby, the first Maine guide, and a rich student section related to the Civil War and post-Civil War era in the town.