The Moosehead lake regionby Helen Prentiss Huckins
Ogunquit, Maine, USA
A fine example of the popular tourist maps made in the first half of twentieth century. This cool, clean, Art Deco design is populated by rabbits, roosters, chickens, turkeys, cattle, a moose or two, bears, deer, and fish. Fishing, lumber, quarry and tourist industries are highlighted. Native American history is respectfully presented. Henry David Thoreau’s visit in 1883 to Little Kineo Mtn., to the north, is noted, as is the 1789 purchase of one million acres of land by “General” William Bingham, of Pennsylvania, a weapons and munitions dealer, one of the richest men in America during the Revolutionary era.
26th of February, 2021
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