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Historical Items

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Item 35139

Herring weir, Lubec, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1935 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Item 35155

Herring weir brush leader, Lubec, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1935 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Item 35140

Herring weir seined, Lubec, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1935 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Exhibit

Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.

Site Pages

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

Carl Rowe seining in a weir, Swan's Island ca. 1930Item Contributed bySwan's Island Educational Society From 1874 until 1889 Swan’s Island fishing…

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

Weir construction also brought a measure of prosperity to area farmers who cut the necessary stakes and brush needed to build and refurbish the…

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Lubec, Maine - Timeline

… • First Christian Church built in Lubec • Brush weirs for the capture of herring came into wide use in Passamaquoddy • Census results – 1,430…