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Item 7407

Outdoor supper field at Camp Winnebago, 1936

Contributed by: Camp Winnebago

Date: 1926

Location: Fayette

Media: Photographic print

Item 28841

Cornelia "Fly Rod" Crosby, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine State Museum

Date: circa 1890

Media: Photographic print

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


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.


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.


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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Presque Isle: The Star City - Presque Isle Outdoor Pool

Presque Isle Outdoor Pool X Text by Mary and Chelsea, students at Presque Isle Middle School Edited by Presque Isle Historical Society X…

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Canvas tent, ca. 1940

L.L. Bean Corporate Archives

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

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Fannie Brackley and doe, ca. 1937

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - "Fly Rod" Crosby - Page 3 of 3

Crosby was a woman engaged in the outdoor and tourism industries at a time when it was overwhelmingly dominated by men.

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Cleaning Fish or How Grandfather and Grandmother got by

by Randy Randall

Grandfather and Grandmother subsisted on the fish Grandfather caught, not always legally.


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


Growing up DownEast

by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast