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Item 8730

Group at dock, Waterford, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Waterford Historical Society

Date: circa 1910

Location: Waterford

Media: Photographic print

Item 11269

Mr. Wells, Maine woods, 1900

Contributed by: Baxter State Park

Date: circa 1900

Media: Photographic print

Item 11275

Charles A. Cary and Austin Cary, 1906

Contributed by: Baxter State Park

Date: 1906

Media: Photographic print

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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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Walker Memorial Library, Westbrook, 1943

Hunting Season

Maine's ample woods historically provided numerous game animals and birds for hunters seeking food, fur, or hides. The promotion of hunting as tourism and concerns about conservation toward the end of the nineteenth century changed the nature of hunting in Maine.

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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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Acadia National Park, ca. 1920

Maine Forest Service

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Canvas tent, ca. 1940

L.L. Bean Corporate Archives

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Workers, woodsmen, guides, Norcross, ca. 1900

Norcross Heritage Trust

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My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 3 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

Cleaning Fish or How Grandfather and Grandmother got by

by Randy Randall


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