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Item 13641

George Wardwell snowshoes, Bucksport, ca. 1909

Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society Date: circa 1909 Location: Bucksport Media: Wood, leather

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Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."