New York Sportsman's Show booth, 1897Item 17572 info
Phillips Historical Society
Crosby also is credited with coining the slogan "Maine: the Nation's Playground."
She organized a Maine exhibit at the first Sportsman's Show in New York in 1895 and at several subsequent shows.
Visitors also heard about the Maine woods from numerous books -- fiction and nonfiction -- that regaled the adventures one might have in the state.