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Item 15605

Title: Littleton Fish Hatchery, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1920

Location: Littleton

Media: Photograph

Item 11981

Title: Lawrence Plante with a fish he caught, c. 1920

Contributed by: Abel J. Morneault Memorial Library

Date: circa 1920

Location: Van Buren

Media: monochrome photograph

Item 17053

Title: State Fish Hatchery, Caribou, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library

Date: circa 1910

Location: Caribou

Media: postcard

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Item 86150

Address: Fish House, Central Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Central Wharf Proprietors

Use: Fish House

Item 86289

Address: Fish House, Commercial Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Jones Real Estate Company

Use: Fish House

Item 86303

Address: Fish House, Commercial Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Pauline Willis

Use: Fish House

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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.


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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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Noon Lunch, Eagle Lake, 1911

Umbazooksus & Beyond

Visitors to the Maine woods in the early twentieth century often recorded their adventures in private diaries or journals and in photographs. Their remembrances of canoeing, camping, hunting and fishing helped equate Maine with wilderness.

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Friendship steamer wharf, ca. 1915

Friendship Museum

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.


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.


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.

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Ogunquit Beach Sonnet

by Shannon Schooley

Sonnet written for school when I was 12 years old.


Growing up DownEast

by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast