Keywords: Fisher House
Scientist, author and explorer Donald B. MacMillan established Wiscasset as his homeport for many of the voyages he made to the Arctic region starting in the early 1920s.
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.
Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper.
By Andrea Hendrix and Caroline Werth, Jonathan Fisher Memorial Jonathan Fisher was born in New Braintree, Massachusetts in the year 1768, one of…
Roosevelt's 'Fireside Chats.' The house was built around 1845 by Asa Joyce, and although the back section of the house is new the front retains the…