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Item 10823

Title: Katahdin, looking east, 1923

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1923-08-24

Media: Photographic print

Item 12868

Title: Katahdin from Chimney Pond, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1935

Media: Photographic print

Item 66121

Title: Mount Katahdin, Baxter State Park, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Boston Public Library

Date: circa 1938

Media: Linen texture postcard

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Exhibit

Mt. Katahdin and Granger, Stetson, ca. 1906

The World's Largest Oxen

Named for the two largest things in Maine at the turn of the 20th century, Mt. Katahdin and Granger of Stetson, were known as the Largest Oxen in the World. Unable to do farm work because of their size, they visited fairs and agricultural events around the Northeast.

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.

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Site

Mt. Katahdin and Granger, Stetson, ca. 1906

Stetson Historical Society

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

Site

Marsh Staddle, Scarborough, ca. 1900

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag

The history of a 350+-year-old city south of Portland, the Scarborough site was constructed by representatives from Scarborough Historical Society, Scarborough Middle School, and Scarborough Public Library. Exhibits include the marsh, transportation and roads, shipyards and shipwrecks, clamming and lobstering, famous residents, and education.

Site

Sorting gap, North Lincoln, 1910

Lincoln, Maine

The history of a long-time mill town as depicted by seventh and eighth grade students at Mattanawcook Junior High School, with help from Lincoln Historical Society and Lincoln Memorial Library. The site includes exhibits on the paper industry, founding fathers, wartime Lincoln, Main Street, influential institutions, and communication and transportation.