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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

Item 101520

Mystery Who were these fishing enthusiasts?

Fishing party, Biddeford, ca. 1910

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

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Exhibit

Walker Memorial Library, Westbrook, 1943

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 W. G. Dunn, Moosehead Lake, 1904

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

Jewett corn label, Norridgewock, ca. 1920

Canning: A Maine Industry

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

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Site Page

Workers, woodsmen, guides, Norcross, ca. 1900

Norcross Heritage Trust

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