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Historical Items

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Item 12868

Katahdin from Chimney Pond, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1935 Media: Photographic print

Item 66121

Mount Katahdin, Baxter State Park, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Boston Public Library Date: circa 1938 Media: Linen texture postcard

Item 10823

Katahdin, looking east, 1923

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1923-08-24 Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.

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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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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.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Lewiston Journal article on Katahdin Iron Works

Lewiston Journal article on Katahdin Iron Works   Article on KIW This undated article from the Lewiston Journal was among John Martin's effects.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Scrapbook 1: 1885-1899, Katahdin Iron Works, Silver Lake Hotel

Scrapbook 1: 1885-1899, Katahdin Iron Works, Silver Lake Hotel "A Little Daisy," Katahdin Iron Works, 1890Item Contributed byMaine Historical…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - "A Little Daisy," Katahdin Iron Works, 1890

"A Little Daisy," Katahdin Iron Works, 1890 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description John Martin…

My Maine Stories

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Baxter State Park and Burton W. Howe
by Jason Howe

Formation of Baxter State Park and the involvement of Burton W. Howe of Patten