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Historical Items

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Item 30830

Mohican House, Lake George, Skowhegan, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House Date: circa 1920 Location: Skowhegan Media: Photographic print

Item 15373

Chase Lake, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Media: Lantern slide

Item 68665

Lake Pennesseewassee, Norway, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Boston Public Library Date: circa 1935 Location: Norway Media: Linen texture postcard

Tax Records

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Item 37310

158 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: James H McDonald Use: Store & Storage

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109137

Eagle Lake Lumber Mills Wood Plant, Eagle Lake, 1950

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1950 Location: Eagle Lake Client: Eagle Lake Lumber Mills Inc. Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell

Item 109475

Addition to the Belgrade, Belgrade Lakes, 1919-1928

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1919–1928 Location: Belgrade Lakes Client: The Belgrade Architect: Harry S. Coombs; Coombs and Harriman Architects

Item 110075

Alterations to Congregational Church, Sebago, 1936

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1936 Location: Sebago Client: Sebago Lake Congregational Church Architect: John P. Thomas

Online Exhibits

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Ice: A Maine Commodity

Maine's frozen rivers and lakes provided an economic opportunity. The state shipped thousands of tons of ice to ports along the East Coast and to the West Indies that workers had cut and packed in sawdust for shipment or later use.


Moosehead Steamboats

After the canoe, steamboats became the favored method of transportation on Moosehead Lake. They revolutionized movement of logs and helped promote tourism in the region.


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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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Porter Lake

The different fish in Porter Lake are the landlocked salmon and lake trout, brook trout, rainbow smelt, smallmouth bass, white perch, yellow perch…

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Lubec, Maine - The Gardner Lake Tragedy - Page 2 of 2

The Gardner Lake Tragedy The fifth graders observations “One day in 1936 school children went to spend the end of the year by going on a boat at…

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Lubec, Maine - The Gardner Lake Tragedy - Page 1 of 2

The Gardner Lake Tragedy Miriam Kelley as a young woman X Images from the family of Miriam Kelley Doherty Research and text by Seth Doherty…

My Maine Stories

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Childhood Memories of Learning to Swim on Rangeley Lake
by Betty C.

Betty's two older sisters taught her how to swim on Rangeley Lake.


A Splash of Water
by Marilyn Weymouth Seguin

Reminisce of a lifetime on Little Sebago Lake


Water is Music
by P Leone

Throughout her life water has played an important part