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Historical Items

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Item 10153

Waterfront, Camp Runoia, 1951

Contributed by: Camp Runoia Date: 1951 Location: Belgrade Lakes Media: Photographic print

Item 6493

Camping, Rockwood, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1940 Location: Rockwood; Rockwood Media: Photoprint

Item 5266

Dr. Faster and family, August 10, 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1920-08-10 Media: Glass Negative

Tax Records

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Item 58314

Camp, Hobart Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: George C. Waltman Use: Camp

Item 58315

Camp, Hobart Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William R. Swallow Use: Camp

Item 57435

Assessor's Record, Camp, Hampton Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Annie Farnham Use: Camp

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109290

Princeton CCC Camp alterations for P.O.W. camp, Princeton, 1944

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1944 Location: Princeton Client: Princeton CCC Camp Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell

Item 109284

Princeton P.O.W. Camp PX day room, Princeton, 1944

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1944 Location: Princeton Client: Princeton P.O.W. Camp Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell

Item 110488

Louis Family camp, Cable, WI, 2010-2011

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 2010–2011 Location: Cable Client: Jeff Louis Architect: Pearson Design Group, Inc.

Online 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.

Exhibit

Cooks and Cookees: Lumber Camp Legends

Stories and tall tales abound concerning cooks and cookees -- important persons in any lumber camp, large or small.

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Songs of Winnebago

An enduring element of summer camps is the songs campers sing around the campfire, at meals, and on many other occasions. Some regale the camp experience and others spur the camp's athletes on to victory.

Site Pages

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Camp Runoia

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Camp Winnebago

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Norcross Heritage Trust

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My Maine Stories

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Swimming with Jellyfish
by Cathy. L

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

Story

Stories from Eastport
by Ruth McInnis

My memories of growing up in Eastport, WWII, camping, and history on the border

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November 1st on Horseshoe Pond
by Susan Mancine

A poem about the loss of three elderly relatives

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.