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Item 14343

Title: Walter J. Swett, Ashland

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1900

Location: Ashland

Media: Photograph

Item 10884

Title: Street guide of Portland, 1928

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1928

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper, map

Item 11272

Title: Charles Parson, Elmer Hale, Maine woods, 1900

Contributed by: Baxter State Park

Date: circa 1900

Media: Photograph

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Exhibit

Oakland Park, Rockport, ca. 1915

A Field Guide to Trolley Cars

Many different types of trolley cars -- for different weather, different uses, and different locations -- were in use in Maine between 1895-1940. The "field guide" explains what each type looked like and how it was used.

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

John W. G. Dunn, Moosehead Lake, 1904

John Dunn, 19th Century Sportsman

John Warner Grigg Dunn was an accomplished amateur photographer, hunter, fisherman and lover of nature. On his trips to Ragged Lake and environs, he became an early innovator among amateur wildlife photographers. His photography left us with a unique record of the Moosehead Lake region in the late nineteenth century.

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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.

Site

Wood Island Lighthouse  circa 1929

Friends of Wood Island Light

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Site

William King Bank, Bath, ca. 1859

Patten Free Library

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