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Item 11128

Title: Sable trap, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1900

Media: monochrome photograph

Item 21140

Title: Bear trap, New Sweden, ca. 1900

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: New Sweden

Media: steel

Item 21144

Title: Fox trap, New Sweden, ca. 1870

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society

Date: circa 1870

Location: New Sweden; Oneida

Media: steel

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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.