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Title: Racing on the Kennebunk River

Accession Number: 1958.782
Type: photograph
Maker: Houdlette, A.B.
Place: USA, ME, Kennebunkport
Materials: paper
Description: Photograph; racing on the Kennebunk, at Kennebunkport, Maine. Photograph shows about fifty small rowboats and canoes, many with women and children at the oars. Pine trees in background. Many people and boats on shoreline. Photographed by A. B. Houdlette, Kennebunkport, Maine. Kennebunk River Club was organized in 1889 by regular summer visitors. Highlight of the season was the 3-day canoe regatta held every August at Picnic Rock above Kennebunkport.

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