Item 8256 - Greenleaf H. Davis, Shin Pond, ca. 1900

Item 8256 - Greenleaf H. Davis, Shin Pond, ca. 1900
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Item 8256
Greenleaf H. Davis, Shin Pond, ca. 1900
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Hunter Davis in front of his log cabin with homemade fiddle, his rifle, and snow shoes on cabin. Greenleaf H. "Hunter" Davis was a hermit hunter and trapper of Shin Pond.

In 1843, Davis, a young man of 26, is reputed to have accompanied Henry David Thoreau for several weeks in the Katahdin Woods.

He celebrated his 98th birthday May 6, 1915.

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