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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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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Businesses and Cottage Industries

"Nets supported the fishing industry, as they were needed for crab and lobster pots and other fishing endeavors."

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Summer Resorts

"… their own property, built family cottages and “camps,” and the Ryder’s cove summer community began, with people travelling from as far away as…"

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Water Transportation

"… and types, from rowboats and small sailboats, to fishing boats were used for this purpose. Sieur de Monts Steamboat, Islesboro, ca."

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Early Settlements

"… third of the land was good for farming, but the fishing was excellent. Travel was difficult at all times but especially in winter on roads built…"

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

"… Library Due to increases in retail activity, fishing and fish processing employment opportunities, shipping and farming, Lubec’s population grew…"

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering - Page 4 of 4

"Occasionally, when winter fishing or fishing in very deep water, one line had two traps (doubles); but most of the time only single traps were on a…"

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Lubec, Maine - Klondike: Lubec's Gold from Sea Water Hoax

"They lived in two large camps near the site. The waterfront was very busy with vessels carrying construction materials arriving daily."

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Map of Islesboro

"… Map of Islesboro map of Islesboro  X"

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Schools

"Schools map of Islesboro  Text by Ruth Hartley School Bell, Islesboro, ca. 1880Islesboro Historical Society After incorporating as a town in…"

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Our Resources

"Our Resources ISLESBORO COMMUNITY RESOURCES INVENTORY All addresses are for Islesboro, Maine 04848, area code 207 unless otherwise noted."

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - About Us

"About Us Grindle Point Lighthouse X TEAM ISLESBORO’S PROCESS From the start, Islesboro stressed student participation and community involvement."

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Maritime Tales: Shipyards and Shipwrecks - Page 2 of 2

"… was washed overboard and her body floated to Camp Ellis. For years, lobster fishermen knew that area of Stratton Island as the old wreck."

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Porter Lake

"The different fish in Porter Lake are the landlocked salmon and lake trout, brook trout, rainbow smelt, smallmouth bass, white perch, yellow perch…"

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

"… of summer trips describe the social aspects of fishing trips, gear used and fish harvested. Later on she would discuss in detail efforts to…"

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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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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - People Who Called Scarborough Home - Page 2 of 4

"… Army in the Rhode Island campaign as aide-de-camp to General John Sullivan. After his service, Rufus studied law with Theophilus Parsons in…"

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - People Who Called Scarborough Home - Page 4 of 4

"… army where he sketched battle scenes and camp life. Back in his studio after this assignment, Homer worked on a series of war-related paintings…"

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Pastimes

"Pastimes As for pastimes... camping, fishing, music, theater, art, snow sports. These are the activities that bring people together, encompass the…"

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Weighing the big trout, Mill Site, 1891

"… Historical and Art Museum Description Camp on the "Mill Site" on a fishing trip. Participants went to St. Croix Lake then down the St."

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - …then came the settlers…

"They set up fish weirs and fences. They felled trees to clear land for farming and grazing. They built sawmills to make boards, staves, and shingles…"

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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…"

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

"The Champlain Society Champlain Society Camp Pemetic, Mount Desert Island, 1881Mount Desert Island Historical Society Significance of the…"

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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…"