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Historical Items

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Item 35589

Packing herring at McCurdy’s, Lubec, 1989

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1989 Location: Lubec Media: Color transparency

Item 35722

Skinning herring at McCurdy's, Lubec, 1989

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1989 Location: Lubec Media: Color transparency

Item 58321

Wilcox Herring Stand, Lubec, ca. 1918

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1918 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Laboring in Maine

Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.

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Maine Eats: the food revolution starts here

From Maine's iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine's identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine's culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.

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Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.

Site Pages

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Lubec, Maine - McCurdy Herring Smokehouse - Page 3 of 4

… Section 2: Six Steps in Producing Smoked Herring: 1990 and 1896 Sluicing the herring into wooden tanks.

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Lubec, Maine - McCurdy Herring Smokehouse - Page 4 of 4

Miller Family Smokehouse, LubecItem Contributed byLubec Historical Society Herring horse: Another important artifact not in the collection of Lubec…

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Lubec, Maine - McCurdy Herring Smokehouse - Page 1 of 4

… as Lubec had been Lubec, and even before, smoking herring for markets away had been a leading industry with many ups and downs.