Camp Mosquito, Caucmgomic Stream, 1911

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Camp Mosquito, Caucmgomic Stream, 1911

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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."

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  • 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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