Item 1021 - Ragged Lake in the late 1800s

Item 1021 - Ragged Lake in the late 1800s
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Item 1021
Ragged Lake in the late 1800s
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In 1887, wealthy, non-resident sportsman were welcomed by Maine for their tourist dollars. John Dunn and his sporting companions took advantage of the trophy fish and game found in the Moosehead Lake region of northern Maine.

Charles Bullen Dunn, holding a hunting rifle, is in the center of this John Dunn photo taken at Ragged Lake; to his left is guide Henry Tremblay. Note the velvet-covered deer antlers behind the fly fishing rods indicating they were hunting well into the autumn months.

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