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Category: Recreation & Leisure, Camps, Resorts & Vacation Homes, Organized camps

Historical Items

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Item 5428

Spring House at Fryeburg Grove

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1895 Location: Fryeburg Media: Glass Negative

Item 5429

Auditorium, Maine Chautauqua Union, Fryeburg, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1895 Location: Fryeburg Media: Glass Negative

Item 7399

Camp Winnebago Bunk 1, 1947

Contributed by: Camp Winnebago Date: 1947 Location: Fayette Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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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From French Canadians to Franco-Americans

French Canadians who emigrated to the Lewiston-Auburn area faced discrimination as children and adults -- such as living in "Little Canada" tenements and being ridiculed for speaking French -- but also adapted to their new lives and sustained many cultural traditions.

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Camp Runoia

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Camp Winnebago

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