Maine Lodges and Sporting Camps (Images of America) (Paperback)

Maine Lodges and Sporting Camps (Images of America) By Donald A. Wilson Cover Image
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Beginning in the mid-1800s and lasting for more than a century, Maine boasted a large number of lodges and sporting camps that catered to the pursuit of outdoor activities. While the primary interests of guests were fishing and hunting, many of the larger, more expensive resorts offered a variety of opportunities, including golf, horseback riding, tennis, boating, archery, and hiking, and some boasted gourmet dining and elegant parties. While some of these establishments survive, many have been demolished, existing only in memory and in photographs. Maine Lodges and Sporting Camps tells the story of the most prominent destinations, featuring nearly two hundred historic images that depict the life that existed when Maine was a sportsman's paradise, abounding in trophy game and fish.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780738537702
ISBN-10: 0738537705
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Publication Date: July 1st, 2005
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Images of America