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Item 75495

Eliab Shepardson Jr. with mounted ox, Stetson, 1931

Contributed by: An individual through Stetson Historical Society

Date: 1931

Location: Stetson

Media: Photographic print

Item 74861

Arno Shepardson with mounted ox, Stetson, ca. 1929

Contributed by: An individual through Stetson Historical Society

Date: circa 1929

Location: Stetson

Media: Photographic print

Item 14623

Frank R. Wilson Taxidermist shop, Houlton, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1900

Location: Houlton

Media: Photographic print

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Mt. Katahdin and Granger, Stetson, ca. 1906

The World's Largest Oxen

Named for the two largest things in Maine at the turn of the 20th century, Mt. Katahdin and Granger of Stetson, were known as the Largest Oxen in the World. Unable to do farm work because of their size, they visited fairs and agricultural events around the Northeast.

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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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Cornelia

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - "Fly Rod" Crosby - Page 1 of 3

… Show booth, 1897"Camp Oquossoc" displayed expert taxidermy and the latest sporting equipment from all over Maine.

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1794 map of Farmington

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Franklin County Agricultural Fair

… spreads, carpets, rugs and plants, fancy work, taxidermy. The fair has been held every year since 1840 at the fair grounds on High St.

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Olof O. Nylander and photographer Delmar B. Lovejoy, Presque Isle, 1933

Nylander Museum

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