Keywords: Big Lake
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.
Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.
… its mix of boreal and deciduous forests, clear lakes, and bold seashore. The artists were the forerunners of this group and several landscape…