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Category: Recreation & Leisure, Outdoor Life, Fishing

Historical Items

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Item 1016

Fishing catch from Ragged Lake, ca. 1887

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1887 Media: Cabinet photograph

Item 1020

Ragged Lake, 1887

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1887 Media: Cabinet photograph

Item 6696

A Strike!, Jefferson, ca. 1930

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

Exhibits

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John Dunn, 19th Century Sportsman

John Warner Grigg Dunn was an accomplished amateur photographer, hunter, fisherman and lover of nature. On his trips to Ragged Lake and environs, he became an early innovator among amateur wildlife photographers. His photography left us with a unique record of the Moosehead Lake region in the late nineteenth century.

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Hunting Season

Maine's ample woods historically provided numerous game animals and birds for hunters seeking food, fur, or hides. The promotion of hunting as tourism and concerns about conservation toward the end of the nineteenth century changed the nature of hunting in Maine.

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Umbazooksus & Beyond

Visitors to the Maine woods in the early twentieth century often recorded their adventures in private diaries or journals and in photographs. Their remembrances of canoeing, camping, hunting and fishing helped equate Maine with wilderness.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - The Cheese Factory

The Cheese Factory Text By: Strong School 7th and 8th Graders, 2011-2012 Return to Student Research Cheese/Pantry BoxItem Contributed byStrong…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Wood Products of Strong

Wood Products of Strong Text By: Carl Stinchfield and Dawn S. Pratt Return to Online Exhibits The importance of wood products to the Town of Strong…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Early Schools

Early Schools Text By: Kathy Lambert Return to Online Exhibits The early schools of Strong were called rural or district schools and were situated…

My Maine Stories

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Cleaning Fish or How Grandfather and Grandmother got by
by Randy Randall

Grandfather and Grandmother subsisted on the fish Grandfather caught, not always legally.

Story

Langdon Burton and the Cold, Wet Tourists
by Phil Tedrick

A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman