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Historical Items

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Item 17087

Caribou Stream, ca. 1907

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library Date: circa 1907 Location: Caribou Media: Postcard

Item 10862

Caribou Stream, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1890 Media: Photographic print

Item 13619

St. Croix Stream, 1891

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: 1891-05-24 Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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High Water

Melting snow, ice, warmer temperatures, and rain sometimes bring floods to Maine's many rivers and streams. Floods are most frequent in the spring, but can occur at any season.

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Student Exhibit: Ice Harvesting

Ice Harvesting was a big industry on the Kennebec River. Several million tons of ice could be harvested in a few weeks. In 1886 the Kennebec River topped the million ton on ice production.

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Student Exhibit: Logging on Kennebec River

I became interested in the Kennebec River log drive when my grandfather would tell me stories. He remembers watching the logs flow down the river from his home in Fairfield, a small town along the Kennebec River.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - The Vaughan Stream & Sawmills

The Vaughan Stream was hard to navigate because of its small size. But one way that people used the Vaughan Stream was for power.

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Historic Hallowell - Industry at the Mouth of the Vaughan Stream

Industry at the Mouth of the Vaughan Stream Jake Allen, Ethan Ballew & Avery Page McClench Machine Shop, Hallowell, 1879Item Contributed…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Canoe race, Kenduskeag Stream, Bangor, 1865

Canoe race, Kenduskeag Stream, Bangor, 1865 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description In the evening…

My Maine Stories

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Hand carrying water in Marshfield
by Dorothy Gardner

Ways of getting water in rural Maine. From fetching water from a stream to having a well.

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Restoring the Penobscot River
by John Banks

My role as the Director of the Department of Natural Resources for the Penobscot Indian Nation

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Finding and cooking fiddleheads with my parents
by Brian J. Theriault

My father has been picking and eating fiddleheads almost all his life, Mom prepares and stores them