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Item 35155

Title: Herring weir brush leader, Lubec, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: circa 1935

Location: Lubec

Media: Unbordered photograph

Item 35139

Title: Herring weir, Lubec, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: circa 1935

Location: Lubec

Media: Unbordered photograph

Item 35140

Title: Herring weir seined, Lubec, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: circa 1935

Location: Lubec

Media: Unbordered photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 4 View All

Item 87245

Address: 157-159 Woodlawn Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Bernard Weir

Use: Garage

Item 87015

Address: 433-435 Woodford Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Leon W Weir

Use: Dwelling

Item 87017

Address: Assessor's Record, 435 Woodford Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Leon W Weir

Use: Garage

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Exhibit

Game wardens, Raymond, ca. 1920

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.

Exhibit

Jack Lawrence, Saco, on Bicycle, ca. 1900

A Craze for Cycling

Success at riding a bike mirrored success in life. Bicycling could bring families together. Bicycling was good for one's health. Bicycling was fun. Bicycles could go fast. Such were some of the arguments made to induce many thousands of people around Maine and the nation to take up the new pastime at the end of the nineteenth century.

Exhibit

Fish Cannery, Brooklin

Early Fish Canneries in Brooklin

By the 1900s, numerous fish canneries began operating in Center Harbor, located within the Brooklin community. For over thirty years, these plants were an important factor in the community.

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Site

Four men line fishing from a dory, Swan's Island, ca. 1910

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary

A look back at island life in Maine as captured by a team consisting of Swan's Island Educational Society representatives, which encompasses the community's library and historical society, a class from the Swan's Island School, and an Island Fellow from the Island Institute. Exhibit topics examine islanders at work and play, Baird's Quarry, old buildings, and the changing role of women on the island.

Site

Ox Cart at N.W. Marston's Store, South Lubec, ca. 1880

Lubec, Maine

A history of the easternmost town in Maine as created by the Lubec Historical Society, Lubec Consolidated School, Lubec Landmarks, and Lubec Memorial Library. Exhibits include the sardine and herring industries, the Sardine Queen, the West Quoddy Head Lighthouse, the 1911 Centennial Celebration, the S. S. Cumberland Steamer, the gold hoax, an important community quilt, a tragic boating accident, and the blizzard of 1934, among others.

Site

Survey Chart, Islesboro, 1884

Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay

A history of one of Maine’s many populated islands. The site was created by a team consisting of representatives from Islesboro Historical Society, Islesboro Central School, and the Alice L. Pendleton Library. Early settlements, businesses and cottage industries, schools, water transportation, and summer resorts are the topics covered.