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Historical Items

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Item 1038

Soldiers, Augusta, 1898

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1898 Location: Augusta Media: Photographic print

Item 11273

At campsite, near Millinocket, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Baxter State Park Date: circa 1900 Location: Millinocket Media: Photographic print

Item 17574

Railroad map of Northern Maine, 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1910 Media: Ink on paper, map


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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.


Hiking, Art and Science: Portland's White Mountain Club

In 1873, a group of men, mostly from Portland, formed the second known hiking club in the U.S., the White Mountain Club of Portland, to carry out their scientific interests, their love of hiking and camaraderie, and their artistic interests in painting and drawing the features of several of the White Mountains.


Maine Streets: The Postcard View

Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Working in Maine

… managed the timber and recreation resources and campsite wildlife for Baxter State Park. He also protected and maintained species supported from…

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Maine Conservation Corps

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

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Sagadahoc County Courthouse

… in Libby for nine months then to various other campsites. He also talks about his time spent there and how he was treated.

My Maine Stories

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Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life