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Keywords: Camp Caribou

Historical Items

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Item 12261

Vaughan House, Caribou, 1890

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library Date: circa 1890 Location: Caribou Media: Photographic print

Item 11130

The Boys at Camp Caribou

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1895 Location: Brookline Media: Photographic print

Item 11108

Exterior, Camp Caribou, 1889

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1899 Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Hunting Season

Maine's ample woods historically provided numerous game animals and birds for hunters seeking food, fur, or hides. The promotion of hunting as tourism and concerns about conservation toward the end of the nineteenth century changed the nature of hunting in Maine.

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Luxurious Leisure

From the last decades of the nineteenth century through about the 1920s, vacationers were attracted to large resort hotels that promised a break from the noise, crowds, and pressures of an ever-urbanizing country.

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John Dunn, 19th Century Sportsman

John Warner Grigg Dunn was an accomplished amateur photographer, hunter, fisherman and lover of nature. On his trips to Ragged Lake and environs, he became an early innovator among amateur wildlife photographers. His photography left us with a unique record of the Moosehead Lake region in the late nineteenth century.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Native Americans

The Paleoindians, ice age hunters of mammoth and caribou, camped around Munsungan Lake and quarried high quality red, green, and gray chert (flint)…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - History of Presque Isle

… are the three thriving towns of Presque Isle, Caribou and Fort Fairfield, with an average population of about 4000 each and an average valuation…

My Maine Stories

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Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life