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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1900
Location: Deer Isle
Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society
Date: circa 1900
Media: Photographic print
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Owner in 1924: Vincenzo Mascis
Use: Barber Shop
Passamaquoddy Indians from Washington County traveled to Portland in 1920 to take part in the Maine Centennial Exposition. They set up an "Indian Village" at Deering Oaks Park.
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.
The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage.
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1937. The deer was tied to the front fender of the car so that she could get it home to Strong. She looks very proud of her prize.
Online Items Loading deer on the train at Strong station, ca. 1915 Item 59547 infoStrong Historical Society Hunting enthusiasts, locally…
Railroad Loading deer on the train at Strong station, ca. 1915 Item 59547 infoStrong Historical Society Hunting enthusiasts, locally…
My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 3 View All
by Randy Randall
Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.
by David Chessey
MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR
by Earlene Chadbourne
Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima