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Historical Items

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Item 100380

Forestry fire lane, MacMahan Island, 1957

Contributed by: Westport Island History Committee Date: 1957-05-16 Location: MacMahan Island; Westport Island Media: Photographic print

Item 101039

Unloading logs, Lake Pennesseewassee, 1939

Contributed by: National Archives at Boston Date: 1939 Location: Norway Media: Photographic print

Item 100556

Forest fire lane, MacMahan Island, 1957

Contributed by: Westport Island History Committee Date: 1957-05-16 Location: MacMahan Island; Westport Island Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Exhibit

Looking Out: Maine's Fire Towers

Maine, the most heavily forested state in the nation, had the first continuously operational fire lookout tower, beginning a system of fire prevention that lasted much of the twentieth century.

Exhibit

The Establishment of the Troy Town Forest

Seavey Piper, a selectman, farmer, landowner, and leader of the Town of Troy in the 1920s through the early 1950s helped establish a town forest on abandoned farm land in Troy. The exhibit details his work over ten years.

Exhibit

A Focus on Trees

Maine has some 17 million acres of forest land. But even on a smaller, more local scale, trees have been an important part of the landscape. In many communities, tree-lined commercial and residential streets are a dominant feature of photographs of the communities.

My Maine Stories

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Story

My 40 years in Forestry and the Paper Industry in Maine
by Donna Cassese

I was the first female forester hired by Scott Paper and continue to find new uses for wood.