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Item 64257

Title: Fishermen, Biddeford Pool, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Biddeford Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Biddeford

Media: Postcard

Item 11411

Title: Fishermen on boat

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Media: Photograph

Item 9787

Title: Four Fishermen at a Camp, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Sanford Historical Committee

Date: circa 1900

Media: Photograph

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Exhibit

Sailmaker's roping palm, 1888

A Tale of Two Sailmakers

Camden has been home to generations of fishermen, shipbuilders, sailmakers, and others who make their living through the sea. The lives of two Camden sailmakers, who were born nearly a century apart, became entwined at a small house on Limerock Street.

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Site

Welcome to Strong sign, Strong, ca. 1950

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village

The history of a small western Maine community north of Farmington as told by a team consisting of Strong Historical Society, Strong Elementary School, and Strong Public Library. Exhibit topics include Strong's prominence in the wood products industry (it was once the "Toothpick Capital of the World"), the "Bridge that Changed the Map," schools and educational history, clubs and organizations, "Fly Rod" Crosby, the first Maine guide, and a rich student section related to the Civil War and post-Civil War era in the town.