Steamer Mabel, Nickerson Lake, 1894

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Steamer Mabel, Nickerson Lake, 1894

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Description

The steamer "Mabel" on Nickerson Lake in Houlton on a Putnam family holiday. Nickerson Lake was a popular location for summer homes at this time.

"In 1893, Mr. Nelson Herrin... purchased a small steamer (Mabel) that formerly ran between Eastport and St. Andrews and had it conveyed to the lake, where it still runs for the convenience of excursion parties in the summer season." (1895 Illustrated Souvenir Edition of the Pioneer Times p. 3)

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About This Item

  • Title: Steamer Mabel, Nickerson Lake, 1894
  • Creator: White, E. B.
  • Creation Date: 1894
  • Subject Date: 1894
  • Local Name: Nickerson Lake
  • Town: Houlton
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 11.2 cm x 19.6 cm
  • Collection: E. B. White Collection
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
109 Main Street, Houlton, ME 04730
207-532-6984

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