Skowhegan Falls before the dams, ca. 1860

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Skowhegan Falls before the dams, ca. 1860

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This must be one of the earliest photos ever taken of the north channel Falls at Skowhegan. This view must have been very much like the scene encountered by members of Benedict Arnold's expedition to Quebec, as they approached the Falls dragging their heavy bateaus upriver.

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  • Title: Skowhegan Falls before the dams, ca. 1860
  • Creation Date: circa 1860
  • Subject Date: circa 1860
  • Location: Skowhegan, Somerset County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 20 cm x 25 cm
  • Local Code: 201.5_skowfalls_hh_lg
  • Collection: Henry A. Wyman Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Skowhegan History House
66 Elm Street, PO Box 832, Skowhegan, ME 04976
(207) 474-6632

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