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Historical Items

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Item 104191

North Twin Dam, Millinocket, 1915

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1915-03-22 Location: Millinocket Media: Photographic print

Item 101725

Steamer "F.W. Ayer" being hauled out, North Twin Dam, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Norcross Heritage Trust Date: circa 1905 Location: Indian Purchase Township No. 3 Media: Photographic print

Item 104184

New Waste Gates at North Twin Dam, Millinocket, ca. 1914

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1914 Location: Millinocket Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper.

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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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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.

My Maine Stories

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Story

Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life