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Poling up the West Branch, Penobscot River, ca. 1920

Contributed by Norcross Heritage Trust

Gene Hale, left, and respected Penobscot Indian guide Joe Dennis, right, pole their canoes up the West Branch of the Penobscot River. Hale and Dennis worked as guides for the region's sporting camps.

The scene is somewhere near Abol Falls, and Mt. Katahdin is in the background.

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  • Title: Poling up the West Branch, Penobscot River, ca. 1920
  • Creation Date: circa 1920
  • Subject Date: circa 1920
  • Local Name: Abol Falls
  • Town: T1 R9 WELS
  • County: Piscataquis
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 19.5 cm x 24 cm
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Norcross Heritage Trust
80 Lyme Rd., Apt 353, Hanover, NH 03755
(603) 653-0097

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