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Historical Items

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Item 35155

Herring weir brush leader, Lubec, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1935 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Item 35139

Herring weir, Lubec, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1935 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Item 35140

Herring weir seined, Lubec, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1935 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 87245

157-159 Woodlawn Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Bernard Weir Use: Garage

Item 87015

433-435 Woodford Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Leon W Weir Use: Dwelling

Item 87017

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

Owner in 1924: Leon W Weir Use: Garage

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.

Exhibit

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

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.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Fish weir, Ball Hill Cove, Hampden, ca. 1832

Fish weir, Ball Hill Cove, Hampden, ca. 1832 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description When John Martin…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Old buildings

… across the driveway which was known as Shore Road. There is a weir in the cove that is visible too. Across the water is Roderick’s Head.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Islanders at Work

Carl Rowe seining in a weir, Swan's Island ca. 1930Item Contributed bySwan's Island Educational Society From 1874 until 1889 Swan’s Island fishing…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Catching live bait with Grandfather
by Randy Randall

We never bought live bait for fishing. Grandfather caught all the minnows and shiners we needed.