Finding Katahdin An exploration of Maine"s past by Amy Hassinger

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Published by University of Maine Press .

Written in English

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  • Maine,
  • Study and teaching (Middle school)

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The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages448
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9694212M
ISBN 100891011013
ISBN 109780891011019

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Finding Katahdin explores Maine in its various incarnations: as a land of prehistoric hunters and gatherers; a frontier where English, French, and Wabanaki cultures mix and clash; a mecca for a shifting mosaic of loggers, fishermen, farmers, shipbuilders, artists, tourists, and others. Brilliantly written by Amy Hassinger, the narrative is 5/5(1).

Find. Your. Katahdin. As I stared at that rickety wooden sign atop Katahdin, I did my best to remember every detail and every feeling so I’d never forget how this journey felt. Then, for the first time, turning my back on Katahdin, I walked away from her- leaving that dream now as a memory that I will treasure so deeply in my heart for the.

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This concise volume will benefit any reader who wants to learn about Maine's unique heritage. Used as a textbook for Maine Studies classes in many schools, Finding Katahdin: An Exploration of Maine's Past presents an articulate, thoughtful understanding of Maine history in a way that engages students and introduces them to the discipline of historical research and scholarship.

Finding Katahdin, an educational resource created inthrough a partnership between the University of Maine Press and Maine Historical Society, explores many aspect of Maine r, like most publications and online resources, the information and perspectives contained in Finding Katahdin warrant re-evaluation over time.

In order to ensure resources reflect up-to-date. Finding Katahdin Online complements Finding Katahdin: An Exploration of Maine's Past, a comprehensive Maine Studies text book developed and published by the University of Maine Press for Grade teachers and students. While designed to complement the text book, Finding Katahdin Online includes much material that will be useful to teachers.

Access activities and lesson plans in the Finding Katahdin Resource Guide. Purchase the textbook at the MHS online store. Email Kathleen Neumann, Manager of Education and Interpretation, to talk about your interests, schedule a demonstration in your school, or get started on a.

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Based on the true account of a boy's harrowing journey through the vast wilderness of the Katahdin Mountains, Lost on a Mountain in Maine is a gripping survival story for all ages.

Twelve-year-old Donn Fendler steps away from his Boy Scout troop for only a minute, but in the foggy mountains of Maine, a minute is all it s: Katahdin Trust recognizes employees for their years of service and contributions to the community.

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passing stories down by word of mouth (n.) culture. everything a group of people does as part of daily life (n.) Wabanaki. Fendler’s story lived on in Maine, where his book became a children’s classic.

He spoke to students about his ordeal for years. His story was retold in a documentary in Finding Donn Fendler: Lost on a Mountain in Maine 72 Years Later. The filmmakers are hoping to turn Fendler’s story into a feature film.

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In search of Thoreau’s elusive Mount Katahdin map. A retired University of Maine Farmington administrator continues searching despite being uncertain whether the ‘diagram’ even exists.

Katahdin stands as an extraordinary landmark; for centuries it has dominated the changing landscape of Maine’s North Woods. This magnificent mountain has inspired and challenged all who have encountered it, from the Native Americans whose trade routes rounded its base; to Henry David Thoreau and Governor Percival P.

Baxter, who forged new approaches to nature and conservation; to the. Visit Finding Katahdin Online. Purchase the Book. Maine History Online. Recommended for high school and college/university students.

Maine History Online tells the stories of Maine and its people through essays, exhibits, historical images, documents, and objects drawn from Maine Memory Network and its more than contributing organizations.

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I have a long way to go, but the anticipation of Finding Katahdin is slowly turning into hesitation. I don’t want this journey to a plaque on a far away mountain to ever come to an end. LinZPie Uncategorized 3 Comments Ma Aug 1 Minute. And when it comes to quality, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a better breed of sheep than the Katahdin.

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“Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument” by Eric Hendrickson. Required Cookies & Technologies. Some of the technologies we use are necessary for critical functions like security and site integrity, account authentication, security and privacy preferences, internal site usage and maintenance data, and to make the site work correctly for browsing and transactions.

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Inyear-old Donn Fendler was lost for 9 days in the woods of Maine near Mount Katahdin. His story of survival inspired the nation and his book, Lost on a Mountain in Maine, continues to inspire with its powerful themes of hope, faith, and the will to live.

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• Information and maps for exploring the Region’s major conservation, parks and recreation. Mount Katahdin, the crown jewel of Baxter State Park, is the highest mountain in Maine, also the northern terminus of Appalachian trial.

Hiking to Mt Katahdin via the infamously "Knife Edge" is hard and exciting. Carrying an oversized and heavy backpacking pack makes it more challenging, and according to park brochure, is "not recommended".

But 5/ TripAdvisor reviews. We had multiple assignments to fulfill while in the national monument, and finding and photographing wildlife was one of them. As we continued driving along Katahdin Loop Road, I stared out the open window, searching the wetland below through gaps in the trees — and there it was, the heron.Mount Katahdin, in Baxter State Park, is Maine's highest mountain.

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