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Item 13349

Title: Hatfield's Logging Camp

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: 1889-12-01

Media: monochrome photograph

Item 13340

Title: Aroostook County Logging Camp

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1895

Media: monochrome photograph

Item 20185

Title: Emerson Logging Company, Stacyville, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Island Falls Historical Society

Date: circa 1895

Location: Stacyville

Media: Photograph

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Exhibit

Steamboats

Moosehead Steamboats

After the canoe, steamboats became the favored method of transportation on Moosehead Lake. They revolutionized movement of logs and helped promote tourism in the region.

Exhibit

Cook house and crew, Maine woods

Cooks and Cookees: Lumber Camp Legends

Stories and tall tales abound concerning cooks and cookees -- important persons in any lumber camp, large or small.

Exhibit

Potato pickers, Caribou, ca. 1930

Laboring in Maine

Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.

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Site

Harvesting grain, Skowhegan, ca. 1920

Skowhegan Community History

The history of a town bordered by the Kennebec and Sandy Rivers as depicted by students from Skowhegan Area Middle School working in close proximity with members of the Skowhegan Historical Society. Exhibits include the Skowhegan Island, farming, log drives, Benedict Arnold’s March, early settlement, Bloomfield Academy, Lakewood Theater, and the Abenakis.