Maine is home to dozens of summer-long youth camps and untold numbers of day camps that take advantage of water, woods, and fresh air. While the children, counselors, and other staff come to Maine in the summer, the camps live on throughout the year and throughout the lives of many of the campers.
Camden has been home to generations of fishermen, shipbuilders, sailmakers, and others who make their living through the sea. The lives of two Camden sailmakers, who were born nearly a century apart, became entwined at a small house on Limerock Street.
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.
… Society View of Baird's Quarry stones and tents where the workers would cut their stones to size located at Minturn, Swan's Island around 1900…
… 21316 infoAcadia National Park The next day a tent was erected on the lawn and meals were served just two days later.
… Wabanaki baskets that Rusticators may have encountered in the sales tents of the encampments. Hat Box Basket Penobscot 1850s Ash, indigo