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Penobscot River, West Branch (Me.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

"Life in the Woods for a Fortnight" Journal

Identifier: SpC MS 1673-sc
Abstract Journal of Henry Ingersoll Bowditch recording a trip he took from Aug. 9 to Aug. 25, 1856, from Bangor, Maine, to Moosehead Lake, then down the West Branch of the Penobscot River to Mount Katahdin. Accompanying Bowditch were John W. Browne, a lawyer; Bowditch's son, Nathaniel Bowditch; and his nephews E. Francis Bowditch, Henry Bowditch and Charles P. Bowditch. A letter, June 14, 1856, to Henry Bowditch from James C. White, accompanying the journal, describes the journey and its arrangements in...
Dates: 1856

J. T. O'Reilly Record of West Branch Drive, North Twin

Identifier: SpC MS 0727-sc
Abstract Daily record of a log drive on the West Branch of the Penobscot River from April 13 to August 5, 1905.
Dates: April 13-August 5, 1905

Whitewater Raft Guides Project/Ian Cameron Collection

Identifier: MF104
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a series of interviews with whitewater rafting guides conducted by Ian H. Cameron in 1986 as part of an independent study class at the University of Maine. Cameron interviewed four whitewater rafting guides on the West Branch of the Penobscot river and some of the experiences they had.
Dates: 1970s-1980s