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Historical Items

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Item 15608

Moose in the Aroostook Woods, 1895

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1895 Media: Photographic print

Item 22689

Moose in winter, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Media: Glass Negative

Item 9797

Hunter with moose and two deer, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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.

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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.

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World Alpine Ski Racing in Maine

Sugarloaf -- a small ski area by European standards -- entered ski racing history in 1971 by hosting an event that was part of the World Cup Alpine Ski Championships. The "Tall Timber Classic," as the event was known, had a decidedly Maine flavor.

Site Pages

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony

c.1930 Item 19528 infoStockholm Historical Society Carving knives that they used to skin cattle, deer, moose, and bear.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Northeast Harbor: From Rustic to Rusticators

… have seemed like a Godsend when they noticed a moose swimming across Somes Sound. Mr. and Mrs. Manchester got into their canoe and Mr.

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Skowhegan Community History - Abenakis in the Norridgewock/Skowhegan Area

… trees to make containers, wigwam sheathing, and moose horns made for calling moose. They also would plant what little food that would grow…

My Maine Stories

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Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life