The Moosehead Lake Region: 1900-1950

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The Moosehead Lake region has long been a place where travelers go to escape. In the first half of the twentieth century, the region became a mecca for hunters and fishermen, as well as for travelers looking for rest and relaxation at popular resorts such as the Mount Kineo House. The Moosehead Lake Region: 1900-1950 uses vintage photographs to tell the story of this Maine retreat. The images depict visitors and residents of Greenville, Shirley, Rockwood, Beaver Cove, and Kokadjo; the lumbering era in the North Woods; and the locomotives whose whistles pierced the wilderness.
ISBN: 9780738535708
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Maine
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Author Everett L. Parker has written several books about the Moosehead Lake region, but The Moosehead Lake Region: 1900-1950 is his first on the region's history interpreted through a camera lens. The images have been selected from the thousands found in the archives of the Moosehead Historical Museum, where Parker has been executive director for nine years.