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Historical Items

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Item 79582

Nets drying at the Gut, South Bristol, ca. 1920

Contributed by: South Bristol Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: South Bristol Media: Photographic print

Item 79581

Mending nets, South Bristol, ca. 1950

Contributed by: South Bristol Historical Society Date: circa 1950 Location: South Bristol Media: Photographic print

Item 7651

Governor Barrows breaks ground for rearing station, 1938

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1938 Location: Boothbay Harbor Media: Photoprint

Exhibits

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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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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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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.

Site Pages

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Lobstering

… active in supporting conservation measures in the fishing grounds they use. They are one of the few islands that created their own limits in local…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Islanders at Work

He would fly over the fishing grounds, locate the schools of herring, and radio the location to the fishermen.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - II. Pinkies, wherries, skiffs and chebaccos: Early Settlement

Lawrence were fishing grounds for the rest of the season. Aaron Lightfoot gives an account of the hardships of fishing in an excerpt from Dr.

My Maine Stories

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Growing up DownEast
by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR