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Item 31055

Bait Sponger, Scarborough, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum

Date: circa 1920

Media: Wood, steel

Item 61876

Spencer Joyce describes lobstering, Swan's Island, 1967-2010

Contributed by: Swan's Island Educational Society

Date: 1967 - 2010

Location: Swans Island

Media: mp3

Item 79585

Wooden lobster traps, South Bristol, ca. 1978

Contributed by: South Bristol Historical Society

Date: circa 1978

Location: South Bristol

Media: Photographic print

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Item 90188

Griffin property, Cliff Island Road, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Stephen H. Griffin

Use: Dwelling & Store

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Friendship Harbor and the steamboat landing, ca. 1910

Jameson & Wotton Wharf, Friendship

Since 1897, the Jameson & Wotton Wharf in Friendship has been an important addition to the community on Muscongus Bay. The wharf, which is accessible at all tides, was a steamboat stop for many years, as well as important to the lobster business.

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Northport Hotel, ca. 1900

Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

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Noon Lunch, Eagle Lake, 1911

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.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering - Page 4 of 4

… Point lobster pound dealers have been Googin’s Lobster Pound, Fogg’s Lobster Pound, Thurlow’s Shellfish (formerly Googin’s Lobster Pound), Pine…

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 Lobster Trap Branding Iron, 1961

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering - Page 3 of 4

… Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering Lobster Fishing The first recorded lobster catch was in 1605 when crew from the Archangel, captained by…

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Local Fishermen at Pine Point, Scarborough, 1932

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering - Page 1 of 4

Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering Text by Bruce Thurlow Images from Scarborough Historical Society, Bruce Thurlow, Bill Bayley and Don…

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Story

What Maine Means to Me

by Nicolette B. Meister


How a friendship created a lifelong love of Maine.