Contributed by Norcross Heritage Trust
Thomas Fowler, Jr. built this farm around 1850. The farm was subsequently occupied by his brother, John Fowler, and later by John Powers. Powers sold the property to the Great Northern Paper Company in connection with the paper mill construction in East Millinocket.
The farm was located just east of Schoodic Stream, with the Penobscot River to the left. Just visible in the background was the McCauslin Farm on the west side of the stream, which was the oldest farm in the region in 1905.
Most of the area pictured was flooded after construction of Dolby Dam by its impoundment, the Dolby Flowage. Before flooding some of the buildings were moved to the Rice Farm.
About This Item
- Title: Fowler Farm, Schoodic Stream, ca. 1905
- Creator: Fowler, Albert F
- Creation Date: circa 1905
- Subject Date: circa 1905
- Local Name: Schoodic
- Town: East Millinocket
- County: Penobscot
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 9.5 cm x 12 cm
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Bodies of water--Maine--East Millinocket
- Dam construction--Maine--East Millinocket
- Dams--Maine--East Millinocket
- Great Northern Paper Company
- Millinocket (Me. : Town)
- Penobscot River (Me.)
- Lumber industry--Maine--East Millinocket
For more information about this item, contact:Norcross Heritage Trust
80 Lyme Rd., Apt 353, Hanover, NH 03755
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