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Located in Patten, ME
"The Patten Lumbermen's Museum was established to document Maine Logging History, by preserving the logging heritage and accomplishments of early inhabitants of the state of Maine. Exihibits at the museum include some of Maine's most notable contributions to the early mechanization of logging, including the Lombard Steam Hauler, Lombard Gas Hauler, and the Peavey Cant Dog."(This excerpt taken from Patten Lumbermens Museum website)
Located in Stacyville, ME
9 miles from Patten
"Spread across a wild landscape offering spectacular views of Mount Katahdin, Katahdin Woods and Waters invites discovery of its rivers, streams, woods, flora, fauna, geology, and the night skies that have attracted humans for millennia."(This excerpt taken from Katahdin Woods and Waters website)
Located in Millinocket, ME
26 miles from Patten
"Percival P. Baxter was governor of Maine during the years of 1921-1924. He enjoyed fishing and vacationing in the Maine woods throughout childhood and his affection for the land and Maine’s wildlife were instrumental in his creation of a park for people of the State of Maine. He began to fulfill his dream of a park in the year 1930, with the purchase of almost 6,000 acres of land, including Katahdin, Maine’s highest peak. In 1931, Baxter formally donated the parcel to the State of Maine with the condition that it be kept forever wild. Over the years, Governor Baxter purchased additional lands and pieced his park together, transaction by transaction. He made his final purchase in 1962 (download map). Since then,additional purchases and land gifts have increased the Park’s total size to 209,644 acres."(This excerpt taken from Baxter State Park website)
Located in Mars Hill, ME
46 miles from Patten
"Welcome to Big Rock, a big mountain experience with a small town feel; perfect for family fun."(This excerpt taken from Big Rock Ski Area website)
Located in Caribou, ME
63 miles from Patten
"The museum was originally designed to house the collections of Olof O. Nylander, a self-taught naturalist from Oremolla, Skifvarps, Sweden. Today the Nylander Museum houses the original Nylander collection and additional specimens and objects that have been donated, or are on loan to the museum."(This excerpt taken from Nylander Museum website)
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