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Item 10823

Katahdin, looking east, 1923

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1923-08-24 Media: Photographic print

Item 12868

Katahdin from Chimney Pond, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1935 Media: Photographic print

Item 66121

Mount Katahdin, Baxter State Park, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Boston Public Library Date: circa 1938 Media: Linen texture postcard


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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.


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.


Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Annie Martin Snow casket at grave, Bangor, 1889

… he was away from home working as an accountant at Katahdin Iron Works, near Brownville. Martin also wrote a journal detailing many of his…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Martin-Raynes-Stevens Family Trees

Mt. Hope Cemetery, BangorJohn, Clara Cary, and Mabelle Martin X Martin's Journal and his three Scrapbooks passed from his son, John Martin…

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Stetson Historical Society

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