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Item 9575

Margaret Chase Smith with salmon, Washington, D.C., 1951

Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library

Date: 1951-05-21

Location: Skowhegan; Rangeley; Washington

Media: Photographic print

Item 20642

Boating on Madawaska Lake, ca. 1930

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: New Sweden

Media: Photographic print

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John Burton with weeding spade, ca. 1900

Aroostook County Railroads

Construction of the Bangor and Aroostook rail lines into northern Aroostook County in the early twentieth century opened the region to tourism and commerce from the south.

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Walker Memorial Library, Westbrook, 1943

Hunting Season

Maine's ample woods historically provided numerous game animals and birds for hunters seeking food, fur, or hides. The promotion of hunting as tourism and concerns about conservation toward the end of the nineteenth century changed the nature of hunting in Maine.

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US Peg and Shank Mill, Princeton, 1930

Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.

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Fannie Brackley and doe, ca. 1937

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - "Fly Rod" Crosby - Page 3 of 3

… continues to be a source of inspiration for women anglers, hunters, writers and recreators. Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Railroad station…

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Main Street through

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - The Porter Family

… the Maine Woods, Forest and Stream, The American Angler, Rod and Gun, and The American Sportsman magazines carried her articles about Maine outdoor…