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Historical Items

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Item 14436

Canoe paddle, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1890 Location: Houlton Media: Wood

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Item 22403

Hoover Paddle Digger, Island Falls, ca. 1925

Contributed by: Island Falls Historical Society Date: circa 1925 Location: Island Falls Media: Postcard

Item 10009

Wooden butter paddle, ca. 1900

Contributed by: L'Heritage Vivant Living Heritage Date: circa 1900 Location: Van Buren Media: Wood

Online Exhibits

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John Dunn, 19th Century Sportsman

John Warner Grigg Dunn was an accomplished amateur photographer, hunter, fisherman and lover of nature. On his trips to Ragged Lake and environs, he became an early innovator among amateur wildlife photographers. His photography left us with a unique record of the Moosehead Lake region in the late nineteenth century.


Indians at the Centennial

Passamaquoddy Indians from Washington County traveled to Portland in 1920 to take part in the Maine Centennial Exposition. They set up an "Indian Village" at Deering Oaks Park.


Photojournalism & the 1936 Flood

Photojournalism & the 1936 Flood examines the monumental destruction caused by the historic flood of 1936 through the comprehensive and innovative photojournalism done by the Guy Gannett Publishing Company in the weeks surrounding the flood.

Site Pages

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

"He wrote that they paddled to Brewer and back "in 8 minutes a mile and a third or ten mile an hour." Stephen Stanislaus and Sebattis Saul paddled…"

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Guiding Services for Sport Hunters

"… as well as serious training in the “fine art of paddling.” Most members this rusticators’ club aspired to having their own Indian-made paddle and…"

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Part 6, pages 97-113

"Ten members of the Penobscot tribe paddled the canoes.   Part 6, pages 97-113 Topics and personalities include: Irish immigrants Brig. Gen."

My Maine Stories

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A Loon's World
by Norma Salway

Loons on Songo Pond


The Journey Home
by Gina Brooks

I am a Maliseet artist from the St. Mary’s First Nation, my work is about our connection to the land


The Joys of Kayaking - Pam's Story
by Pam Ferris-Olson

Pam has kayaked in many special places but her fondest memories are being made on Casco Bay