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Historical Items

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Item 79581

Mending nets, South Bristol, ca. 1950

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

Item 101387

Throwing nets, Monhegan, ca. 1947

Contributed by: Monhegan Museum Date: 1947 Location: Monhegan Media: Photographic print

Item 101365

Tending seine nets in Monhegan Harbor, Monhegan, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Monhegan Museum Date: circa 1930 Location: Monhegan Media: Postcard

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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A Parade, an Airplane and Two Weddings

Two couples, a parade from downtown Caribou to the airfield, and two airplane flights were the scene in 1930 when the couples each took off in a single-engine plane to tie the knot high over Aroostook County.

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Launch of the 'Doris Hamlin'

The Doris Hamlin, a four-masted schooner built at the Frye-Flynn Shipyard in Harrington, was one of the last vessels launched there, marking the decline of a once vigorous shipbuilding industry in Washington County.

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Bridgewater Historical Society

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St. Croix Historical Society

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Cornish Historical Society

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My Maine Stories

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Tapestry, Seine Twine and Burlesque
by Barbara Burns

My work as a tapestry artist and dancer in Maine.