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Item 1019

Ragged Lake, 1887

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1887

Media: Cabinet photograph

Item 1027

Hunting at Moosehead Lake, August 1887

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1887

Media: Cabinet photograph

Item 10904

Group picture of leading Houlton citizens

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1895

Media: Photographic print

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John W. G. Dunn, Moosehead Lake, 1904

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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Walker Memorial Library, Westbrook, 1943

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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Wooden pantry box of T. L. Richardson, Strong, ca. 1870

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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Ox team, Upper Main Street, Strong, ca. 1910

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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Dyar rural school building, Strong, ca. 1910

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…