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Keywords: Portage Lake

Historical Items

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Item 26420

Portage Lake, Portage, 1895

Contributed by: Mark & Emily Turner Memorial Library Date: 1895 Location: Portage; Chicago Media: Photographic print

Item 5570

Portage Lake trout

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Portage Media: Photographic print

Item 5569

Oak Point Camps, Portage Lake, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Portage Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Aroostook County Railroads

Construction of the Bangor and Aroostook rail lines into northern Aroostook County in the early twentieth century opened the region to tourism and commerce from the south.

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Holding up the Sky: Wabanaki people, culture, history, and art

Learn about Native diplomacy and obligation by exploring 13,000 years of Wabanaki residence in Maine through 17th century treaties, historic items, and contemporary artworks—from ash baskets to high fashion. Wabanaki voices contextualize present-day relevance and repercussions of 400 years of shared histories between Wabanakis and settlers to their region.

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State of Mind: Becoming Maine

The history of the region now known as Maine did not begin at statehood in 1820. What was Maine before it was a state? How did Maine separate from Massachusetts? How has the Maine we experience today been shaped by thousands of years of history?

Site Pages

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Lubec, Maine - Timeline

Portaged canoes over Carrying Place bog to reach ocean travel routes. Harvested smelts and sweet grass. Ox Cart at N.W.