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Lubec, Maine - McCurdy Herring Smokehouse - Page 3 of 4

Van Riper’s photographs of the operations in the Skinning/Packing Sheds, the artifacts left there, and memories of workers help in understanding the…

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Lubec, Maine - McCurdy Herring Smokehouse - Page 4 of 4

… are necessary in the larger houses.” Left in the Skinning/Packing Shed were literally thousands of them, dark and oily from the millions of herring…

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Lubec Landmarks

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

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Lubec, Maine - McCurdy Herring Smokehouse - Page 2 of 4

In the left foreground is the Skinning/Packing Shed where the activities involved in the last step went on.

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Maine's Road to Statehood - Turn of the Century to the War of 1812

… the District evolved as it shed its infant skin and entered a stage of maturity—making it ripe for statehood.