Search Results

Keywords: Camps

Site Pages

These sites were created for each contributing partner or as part of collaborative community projects through Maine Memory. Learn about collaborative projects on MMN.


Site Page

Aroostook Historical and Art Museum

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

Site Page

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Champlain Society - Page 2 of 2

The Champlain Society Champlain Society Camp Pemetic, Mount Desert Island, 1881Item Contributed byMount Desert Island Historical Society…

Site Page

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Wabanaki Today

… of camaraderie and community that existed in the camps continues through the annual Native American Festival, now in its 22 year.

Site Page

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Indian Encampment: Behind the Scenes

… smell of roasted porpoise also wafted through the camp either because someone was roasting a chunk of porpoise for dinner or boiling its fine oil…

Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - "Fly Rod" Crosby - Page 1 of 3

New York Sportsman's Show booth, 1897 "Camp Oquossoc" displayed expert taxidermy and the latest sporting equipment from all over Maine.

Site Page

Life on a Tidal River - Bangor and the Civil War Resources

Savage, Douglas J. Prison Camps in the Civil War. Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers, 2000. Small, Harold A.

Site Page

Blue Hill, Maine - Looking for the Lost Cemetery

… early records who was buried "near the Indian Camping Ground" which may have been south of Parker Point near what was referred to as Indian Point…

Site Page

Patten Lumbermen's Museum

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

Site Page

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Emerson Letter

Emerson Fales Transcription Camp of Maine 4th Near Bottoms Bridge Eight Miles from Richmond May 27, 1862 Friend Marietta Camp of ME 4th Near Bottoms…

Site Page

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Tilson's Hat

Later that day he reached camp. “Perez Henry Tilson? Perez Henry Tilson?” said the General. “Yes, Sir, I am here,” Henry said.

Site Page

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VII. Flow and ebb: the effects of industrial peak & global upheaval (1900-1955) - Page 1 of 3

… with medical profession was divided into two camps--homeopathy and allopathy. The Trull was the first homeopathic hospital opened in Maine, and was…

Site Page

Blue Hill, Maine - Long Island: The Forgotten Community - Page 1 of 3

… are all that remain—aside from the newer built camps which remain largely empty most of the year, it is a quiet place.

Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Porter Lake

… shoreline is now heavily developed with family camps, cottages and homes. The different fish in Porter Lake are the landlocked salmon and lake…

Site Page

Stetson Historical Society

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

Site Page

Life on a Tidal River - Three Civil War Letters - Page 3 of 4

… 1862Item Contributed byBangor Historical Society Camp near Potomac Creek Va. March 23 1863 Dear Mother Last nights Mail brought the ever welcome…

Site Page

Life on a Tidal River - Three Civil War Letters - Page 2 of 4

… 1862Item Contributed byBangor Historical Society Camp Kearney July10th /62 I sent a letter to you the 7th with Ed Kent but as I received one from…

Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - The Porter Family

Sporting camps around Maine loved to have Fly Rod come and visit. She was great publicity! The sporting camps would give her free food and free…

Site Page

Western Maine Foothills Region - Leonard Trask, the Wonderful Invalid

They spent the third night on cots made from bows under a low shelter of trees before they found the camp.

Site Page

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

Parties wishing to Hunt or Camp in Maine can secure an Excellent Guide by addressing Joe Pierpoll, Princeton, Maine, the best Indian guide in the…

Site Page

Skowhegan Community History - Kennebec River Log Drive

… group of year-round loggers arrived and built the camps out of logs (surprise!). The buildings were usually huge, having to hold hundreds of…

Site Page

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Chester Greenwood

… – a pipe vise, an umbrella holder, and a portable camp. These were never patented. He built a beautiful Victorian house for his family.

Site Page

Bath's Historic Downtown - Bath Savings Institution and Hyde Block

SEE New NOTES Mary Camp Swanton and Henry Worcester Swanton, Ambrotypes, ca. 1864, BathItem Contributed byPatten Free Library In addition to Zina…

Site Page

Blue Hill, Maine - John Edward Horton, Civil War Soldier

The prisoners at the camps had to buy their own food and John would sometimes sell his possessions in order to get money for food and other…

Site Page

Guilford, Maine - EVENTS - Page 2 of 3

… room, the garage, living quarters, and over-night camps of J.O. Buzzles were completely flooded. On Friday afternoon the ice jams in Sangerville…