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Item 27717

Dip nets at McCurdy's Smokehouse, Lubec

Contributed by: Lubec Landmarks Date: circa 1995 Location: Lubec Media: Metal, cotton

Item 61872

Carl Rowe seining in a weir, Swan's Island ca. 1930

Contributed by: Swan's Island Educational Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Swan's Island Media: Photographic print

Item 12766

Women workers at Farnsworth Fish Cannery, Brooklin, 1920

Contributed by: Sedgwick-Brooklin Historical Society Date: 1920 Location: Brooklin Media: Photo transparency


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Early Fish Canneries in Brooklin

By the 1900s, numerous fish canneries began operating in Center Harbor, located within the Brooklin community. For over thirty years, these plants were an important factor in the community.


Maine Eats: the food revolution starts here

From Maine's iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine's identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine's culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.

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Lubec, Maine - McCurdy Herring Smokehouse - Page 4 of 4

459). He observed dip nets used to take the fish out of the brine, so they could be taken to the benches where “stringers” were working.

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Lubec Landmarks

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