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Historical Items

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Item 5886

John W. G. Dunn cooking fish, 1904

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1904 Media: Photographic print

Item 5887

John W. G. Dunn, Moosehead Lake, 1904

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1904 Media: Photographic print

Item 1017

Canoeing on Williams Stream, 1887

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1887-08-08 Media: Cabinet photograph

Tax Records

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Item 62985

67 Merrill Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: John Dunn Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 62986

69 Merrill Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Ellen Dunn Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 78436

13-19 Varnum Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: John Morris Dunn Use: Garage

Online Exhibits

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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.

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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.

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Guarding Maine Rail Lines

Black soldiers served in Maine during World War II, assigned in small numbers throughout the state to guard Grand Trunk rail lines from a possible German attack. The soldiers, who lived in railroad cars near their posts often interacted with local residents.

Site Pages

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Shipbuilding During and after the Civil War - 1861 to 1900

Thomas W. Dunn, John Elliot and George Elliot built ships under the name of E. Walsh and Co., following which the firm of T. W. Dunn & Co.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Early Wharves and Yards - 1795 to 1825

… Boynton’s, Foster’s, Green’s, O’Brien’s, and Dunn and Elliot’s Wharf) on Wadsworth Street had become the main wharf for mooring vessels in town.

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - "Main Streets" of North Yarmouth and Cumberland

There was a gristmill and a blacksmith shop. Dunn's Corner was active until around 1943, when the store closed and the railroad no longer made stops…