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Historical Items

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Item 28628

Netting Stand, Islesboro, ca. 1885

Contributed by: Islesboro Historical Society Date: circa 1885 Location: Islesboro Media: wood, metal

Item 27108

Netting Shuttle, Islesboro, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Islesboro Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Islesboro Media: wood

Item 35289

Fishermen repairing their nets, Biddeford Pool, 1917

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1917 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Raising Fish

Mainers began propagating fish to stock ponds and lakes in the mid 19th century. The state got into the business in the latter part of the century, first concentrating on Atlantic salmon, then moving into raising other species for stocking rivers, lakes, and ponds.

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A Parade, an Airplane and Two Weddings

Two couples, a parade from downtown Caribou to the airfield, and two airplane flights were the scene in 1930 when the couples each took off in a single-engine plane to tie the knot high over Aroostook County.

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Launch of the 'Doris Hamlin'

The Doris Hamlin, a four-masted schooner built at the Frye-Flynn Shipyard in Harrington, was one of the last vessels launched there, marking the decline of a once vigorous shipbuilding industry in Washington County.

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Bridgewater Historical Society

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St. Croix Historical Society

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Cornish Historical Society

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My Maine Stories

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Tapestry, Seine Twine and Burlesque
by Barbara Burns

My work as a tapestry artist and dancer in Maine.