Clams for supper, Cousins Island, ca. 1920

Contributed by Yarmouth Historical Society

Clams for supper, Cousins Island, ca. 1920

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A young girl sits in front of a cottage next to a basket of clams dug up on Cousins Island. Clamming was both a pastime and means of self-sufficiency for island residents.

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  • Title: Clams for supper, Cousins Island, ca. 1920
  • Creation Date: circa 1920
  • Subject Date: circa 1920
  • Local Name: Cousins Island
  • Town: Yarmouth
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Object Type: Image

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Yarmouth Historical Society
118 East Elm St., PO Box 107, Yarmouth, ME 04096
(207) 846-6259

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