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Umbazooksus and Beyond: The Allagash and Lobster Lake

New York Sportsman's Show booth, 1897

New York Sportsman's Show booth, 1897

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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.


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