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Norcross Heritage Trust

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Historical Overview

Huge shell middens have been found along the shores where natives camped for hundreds of years. After their initial scare by Captain Church's men…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Starbirds

Red-E-Bilt Camps were constructed in the carpenter shop at Starbird Lumber Company in the late 1950s through the 1970s.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Red-E-Bilt Camps were constructed in the carpenter shop at Starbird Lumber Company in the late 1950s through the 1970s.

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

… affectionately nicknamed “Camp Maine Central.” Lumber for the cabin was provided by Redington Lumber Company and there were exhibits of taxidermy…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Hunting camp on Day Mountain, Strong, ca. 1940 Item 65503 infoStrong Historical Society Dana E. Peary joins Albert E.

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Early Settlements

… of a steamboat wharf, two dozen small cottages, a lumber mill, a brickyard, and a coal, as well as several small stores.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… left, and son Jacob, sitting on the floor, enjoy some relaxation at this rustic fishing camp. Note the fly-rods leaning on the camp at left.

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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…

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Guilford, Maine - EVENTS - Page 2 of 3

Pieces of homes, trees, and bundles of lumber floated down the river. When the lumber hit the Father Curran Bridge the straps snapped, which caused…

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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…

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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.