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Historical Items

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Item 9884

Lanier Camp, Eliot, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Eliot Media: Photoprint

Item 10151

Boathouse at Camp Runoia

Contributed by: Camp Runoia Date: 1947 Location: Belgrade Lakes Media: Photographic print

Item 5876

Tremblay Camp, Ragged Lake, 1901

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1901 Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Summer Camps

Maine is home to dozens of summer-long youth camps and untold numbers of day camps that take advantage of water, woods, and fresh air. While the children, counselors, and other staff come to Maine in the summer, the camps live on throughout the year and throughout the lives of many of the campers.

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Umbazooksus & Beyond

Visitors to the Maine woods in the early twentieth century often recorded their adventures in private diaries or journals and in photographs. Their remembrances of canoeing, camping, hunting and fishing helped equate Maine with wilderness.

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Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

Site Pages

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Norcross Heritage Trust

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

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Millerite camp meeting, Orrington, 1844

Millerite camp meeting, Orrington, 1844 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description The Millerites, a…

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Life on a Tidal River - Four Important Women of Bangor

Even during that rough time she helped injured prisoners in the camp. This act of unselfishness shows how heroic she truly was.

My Maine Stories

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August 12, 1967 was the most significant day of my life
by Bob Small

How the Vietnam war affected my life

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Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life

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Swimming with Jellyfish
by Cathy. L

At the age of 19 Cathy attended an Audubon Camp at Hog Island.

Lesson Plans

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Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Sporting Maine

Grade Level: 3-5 Content Area: Health Education & Physical Education, Social Studies
This lesson plan will introduce students to myriad communities in Maine, past and present, through the universal lens of sports and group activities. Students will explore and understand the history of many of Maine’s recreational pastimes, what makes Maine the ideal location for some outdoor sports, and how communities have come together through team activities throughout Maine’s history.