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Item 7407

Outdoor supper field at Camp Winnebago, 1936

Contributed by: Camp Winnebago

Date: 1926

Location: Fayette

Media: Photograph

Item 28841

Cornelia "Fly Rod" Crosby, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine State Museum

Date: circa 1890

Media: Photograph

Item 1016

Fishing catch from Ragged Lake, ca. 1887

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1887

Media: Cabinet photograph

Exhibits Showing 3 of 26 View All

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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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Mt. Carrigain expedition remembrance, 1873

Hiking, Art and Science: Portland's White Mountain Club

In 1873, a group of men, mostly from Portland, formed the second known hiking club in the U.S., the White Mountain Club of Portland, to carry out their scientific interests, their love of hiking and camaraderie, and their artistic interests in painting and drawing the features of several of the White Mountains.

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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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Site

Canvas tent, ca. 1940

L.L. Bean Corporate Archives

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

Site

Acadia National Park, ca. 1920

Maine Forest Service

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

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.

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 4 View All

Story

Langdon Burton and the Cold, Wet Tourists

by Phil Tedrick


A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman

Story

Growing up DownEast

by Darrin MC Mclellan


Stories of growing up Downeast

Story

My father's world - the old farm in Richmond, Maine

by Donald C. Cunningham


A story about my father and our family.