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Historical Items

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Item 98855

Group portrait, Norcross House, Norcross, ca. 1948

Contributed by: Norcross Heritage Trust Date: circa 1948 Location: Indian Purchase Township No. 3 Media: Photographic print

Mystery Corner Item

Item 101520

Fishing party, Biddeford, ca. 1910

Mystery Corner Item Who were these fishing enthusiasts?

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1910 Location: Biddeford Media: Glass Negative

Item 102118

Steamboat "Rainbow", North Twin Lake, ca. 1905

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

Exhibits

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Exhibit

Hunting Season

Maine's ample woods historically provided numerous game animals and birds for hunters seeking food, fur, or hides. The promotion of hunting as tourism and concerns about conservation toward the end of the nineteenth century changed the nature of hunting in Maine.

Exhibit

John Dunn, 19th Century Sportsman

John Warner Grigg Dunn was an accomplished amateur photographer, hunter, fisherman and lover of nature. On his trips to Ragged Lake and environs, he became an early innovator among amateur wildlife photographers. His photography left us with a unique record of the Moosehead Lake region in the late nineteenth century.

Exhibit

Canning: A Maine Industry

Maine's corn canning industry, as illuminated by the career of George S. Jewett, prospered between 1850 and 1950.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Norcross Heritage Trust

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

My Maine Stories

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Story

Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life