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Item 14343

Walter J. Swett, Ashland

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1900

Location: Ashland

Media: Photographic print

Item 10884

Street guide of Portland, 1928

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1928

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper, map

Item 11272

Charles Parson, Elmer Hale, Maine woods, 1900

Contributed by: Baxter State Park

Date: circa 1900

Media: Photographic print

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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.

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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.

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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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Workers, woodsmen, guides, Norcross, ca. 1900

Norcross Heritage Trust

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

Site Page

Wabanaki guides with canoes, Bar Harbor, 1881

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Guiding Services for Sport Hunters

Guiding Services for Sport Hunters Wabanaki guides with canoes, Bar Harbor, 1881Item Contributed byAbbe Museum Many Wabanaki men at the Bar…

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Phil Richards with his buck, Strong, ca. 1944

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Richards later became a Maine Guide and helped scores of other hunters in the quest for the "Big One."

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 5 View All

Story

Baxter State Park and Burton W. Howe

by Jason Howe


Formation of Baxter State Park and the involvement of Burton W. Howe of Patten

Story

Mosher family history and my career at S.D. Warren

by Abbott Mosher


My family settled the Westbrook region and I am a 4th generation paper maker at S.D. Warren.

Story

Memories of a mission in Vietnam, January 11, 1970

by SGT. Ronald Santerre, 1st Calvary Division


Extracting villagers from the Viet Cong in Vietnam