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Keywords: Allagash River

Historical Items

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Item 103799

Allagash Ferry, 1927

Courtesy of Henry Gartley, an individual partner Date: 1927-08-20 Location: Allagash Media: Photograph

Item 20226

Flat Bottom Boat, St. John River, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Allagash Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Allagash Media: Photographic print

Item 22688

Camp on Allagash Lake, 1909

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1909 Location: T8 R14 WELS Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Umbazooksus & Beyond

Visitors to the Maine woods in the early twentieth century often recorded their adventures in private diaries or journals and in photographs. Their remembrances of canoeing, camping, hunting and fishing helped equate Maine with wilderness.

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Moosehead Steamboats

After the canoe, steamboats became the favored method of transportation on Moosehead Lake. They revolutionized movement of logs and helped promote tourism in the region.

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Shepard Cary: Lumberman, Legislator, Leader and Legend

Shepard Cary (1805-1866) was one of the leading -- and wealthiest -- residents of early Aroostook County. He was a lumberman, merchant, mill operator, and legislator.

Site Pages

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Allagash Historical Society

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Native Americans

… were found along the lakeshores of the upper Allagash River and from surface collections of plowed fields on the George Sawyer farm in Ashland.