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Category: Economics, Industry, Fishing

Historical Items

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Item 6296

Clam-digger

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Media: Etching

Item 6304

Port Clyde, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1891 Location: Port Clyde Media: Ink on paper

Item 6589

East Machias, 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Machias Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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A Town Is Born: South Bristol, 1915

After being part of the town of Bristol for nearly 150 years, residents of South Bristol determined that their interests would be better served by becoming a separate town and they broke away from the large community of Bristol.

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Raising Fish

Mainers began propagating fish to stock ponds and lakes in the mid 19th century. The state got into the business in the latter part of the century, first concentrating on Atlantic salmon, then moving into raising other species for stocking rivers, lakes, and ponds.

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Early Fish Canneries in Brooklin

By the 1900s, numerous fish canneries began operating in Center Harbor, located within the Brooklin community. For over thirty years, these plants were an important factor in the community.

Site Pages

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Friendship Museum

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

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Lubec, Maine - The Gardner Lake Tragedy - Page 1 of 2

The Gardner Lake Tragedy Miriam Kelley as a young woman X Images from the family of Miriam Kelley Doherty Research and text by Seth Doherty…

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Lubec, Maine - The Gardner Lake Tragedy - Page 2 of 2

The Gardner Lake Tragedy The fifth graders observations “One day in 1936 school children went to spend the end of the year by going on a boat at…

My Maine Stories

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Starting Chebeague Island Oyster Company
by Caitlin Gerber

Farming oysters in Casco Bay

Story

The tradition of lobstering
by Sadie Samuels

I learned to fish from my Dad and will lobster the rest of my life