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Historical Items

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Item 31083

Fishing Net with attached cork floats, ca. 1945

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: circa 1945 Location: Scarborough Media: Netting,cork

Item 79581

Mending nets, South Bristol, ca. 1950

Contributed by: South Bristol Historical Society Date: circa 1950 Location: South Bristol Media: Photographic print

Item 79582

Nets drying at the Gut, South Bristol, ca. 1920

Contributed by: South Bristol Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: South Bristol Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Raising Fish

Mainers began propagating fish to stock ponds and lakes in the mid 19th century. The state got into the business in the latter part of the century, first concentrating on Atlantic salmon, then moving into raising other species for stocking rivers, lakes, and ponds.

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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.

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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.

Site Pages

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Friendship Museum

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Islanders at Work

Seine fishing (hand line fishing) was one form of fishing used by island fishermen. These fishermen were mostly fishing for herring.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering - Page 1 of 4

… Pine Point never has been home port to any large fishing vessels, but it’s likely that some Scarborough men fished off shore on commercial vessels…

My Maine Stories

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Tapestry, Seine Twine and Burlesque
by Barbara Burns

My work as a tapestry artist and dancer in Maine.