Maine Memory Network
Maine's Online Museum

Login · My Account · Show Album


 

 

Search Results

Keywords: Waterfront, Fishing, Fishing nets, Fishing industry

  Advanced Search
       
             

Historical Items (2)  |  Tax Records (0)  |  Exhibits (3)  |  Site Pages (2)  |  My Maine Stories (0)  | 

Historical Items Showing 2 of 2 View All

Item 4152

Flake yard, Portland, 1854

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1854

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Item 11400

Repairing nets, Portland, 1934

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1934

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Exhibits Showing 3 of 3 View All

Exhibit

  • Share this on Facebook Share this on Twitter Share this on Pinterest
Pulp pile, St. Croix Paper Co., Woodland, ca. 1910

Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper. 

Exhibit

  • Share this on Facebook Share this on Twitter Share this on Pinterest
Rockefeller Drive, Mt. Desert Island, ca. 1935

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.

Exhibit

  • Share this on Facebook Share this on Twitter Share this on Pinterest
Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House, Westport Island, ca. 1858

Mural mystery in Westport Island's Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House

The Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House, a well-preserved Greek Revival house on Westport Island, has a mystery contained within--a panoramic narrative mural. The floor-to-ceiling mural contains eight painted panels that create a colorful coastal seascape which extends through the front hallway and up the stairwell. The name of the itinerant painter has been lost over time, can you help us solve the mystery of who he or she was?

Site Pages Showing 2 of 2 View All

Site Page

Dip nets at McCurdy's Smokehouse, Lubec

Lubec, Maine - McCurdy Herring Smokehouse - Page 4 of 4

459). He observed dip nets used to take the fish out of the brine, so they could be taken to the benches where “stringers” were working.

Site Page

SEE NOTE Detail of USGS Topographical Map of Bath,  2000

Bath's Historic Downtown - History Overview

… and the resulting international trade in fish, furs and lumber led to the boom period of 19th-century wooden shipbuilding.