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Allagash travelers Henry Withee and Horace Bailey stop at "Camp Mosquito" on their Allagash canoe journey.
Withee wrote in a journal, "Until that night, I never fully realized the power of the mosquito. They came in swarms and, in spite of netting and dope, sunk their artesian wells through the blanket, a flannel shirt and a woolen undershirt and took their bloody fill."
About This Item
- Title: Camp Mosquito, Caucmgomic Stream, 1911
- Creation Date: 1911
- Subject Date: 1911
- County: Aroostook
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Local Code: Coll. 1955, Box 1/2 (#16)
- Collection: Henry L. Withee collection
- Object Type: Image
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