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Historical Items

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Item 23232

Log hauling, Island Falls, 1896

Contributed by: Island Falls Historical Society Date: 1896-01-24 Location: Island Falls Media: Photographic print

Item 8477

Tote sleds, Maine woods

Contributed by: Patten Lumbermen's Museum Date: circa 1900 Media: Photographic print

Item 16484

Kick Brand kick sled, c. 1942

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1942 Location: Houlton; Madison Media: Wood, steel

Tax Records

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Item 54481

263 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Edward B. Winslow Use: Dwelling - Two family


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The Arrival of Winter

The astronomical arrival of winter -- also known as the winter solstice -- marks the year's shortest day and the season of snow and cold. It usually arrives on December 21.


Cooks and Cookees: Lumber Camp Legends

Stories and tall tales abound concerning cooks and cookees -- important persons in any lumber camp, large or small.


Great Cranberry Island's Preble House

The Preble House, built in 1827 on a hilltop over Preble Cove on Great Cranberry Island, was the home to several generations of Hadlock, Preble, and Spurling family members -- and featured in several books.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… Historical Society Here a team of oxen with a sled full of firewood is rested in front of the Diah Sweet store by their young handler.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Winter Fun

Donald LeMoine sledding, Swan's Island, ca. 1940Item Contributed bySwan's Island Educational Society Sledding was also a popular winter past time…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - John Martin Jr., Bangor, 1865

He is shown "haulling his pas dinner on his red sled Tiger in 1862," "mutilating his apple tree," with David Towle, wading in the mud in 1865; and…

My Maine Stories

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The story behind David Moses Bridges' basket
by Patricia Ayala Rocabado

The story behind David Moses Bridges' (1962-2017) birch bark basket


Growing up DownEast
by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast