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Historical Items

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Item 35316

Hunters on the road to Fortune's Rocks, Biddeford, 1909

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1909 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Item 20527

Deer hunters, Stockholm, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Stockholm Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Stockholm Media: Photographic print

Item 100437

Hunters with caribou, Millinocket Lake, ca. 1898

Contributed by: Norcross Heritage Trust Date: circa 1898 Location: T2 R9 WELS Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 90186

Hunter property, N. Shore, Sunset Road, Cliff Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Charles F. Hunter Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 35058

13 Brewer Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Clarence A Hunter Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 49128

19 Deering Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Annie F Hunter Use: Dwelling - Two family


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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.


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.


Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Guiding Services for Sport Hunters

Guiding Services for Sport Hunters Wabanaki guides with canoes, Bar Harbor, 1881Item Contributed byAbbe Museum Many Wabanaki men at the Bar…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Early settler Thomas Hunter agreed to build a dam across the "Northeast Branch of the Sandy River" and provide the necessary machinery, if the…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Richards later became a Maine Guide and helped scores of other hunters in the quest for the "Big One."

My Maine Stories

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Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES
by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne

Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII


Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life