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Historical Items

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Item 16579

Steam ferry Schoodic, Winter Harbor, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Winter Harbor Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Winter Harbor Media: Photographic print

Item 101123

Charles Powers farm, Schoodic, 1905

Contributed by: Norcross Heritage Trust Date: 1905 Location: TA R7 WELS Media: Photographic print

Item 1514

Fire tower, Schoodic Mountain, Franklin, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Franklin Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.

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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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Looking Out: Maine's Fire Towers

Maine, the most heavily forested state in the nation, had the first continuously operational fire lookout tower, beginning a system of fire prevention that lasted much of the twentieth century.

Site Pages

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Winter Harbor Historical Society

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Guiding Services for Sport Hunters

… Princeton, Maine, the best Indian guide in the Schoodic waters. Two nice canoes and good accommodations for six persons.