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Historical Photos

If you have photos of historical significance that you think other lake residents might enjoy viewing, please send them to makeitbetter@nickersonlake.com.  We will post them on this site within a few days of receipt.

The photos below are of the steamship Mabel, which was used to give tours of the lake in the early 20th century. Before that, it was used as a ferry between Eastport, Maine and St. Andrews, New Brunswick.

Steamship Mabel's Smokestack

Photo was taken at the southwestern end of the lake.

The SS Mabel

in better times

The SS Mabel

The two photos below, provided by Joe Inman, are of the Houlton Community Golf Course and were taken early in the 20th century.

Houlton Country Club

Note the damage to the west face of the "mountain" from a recent forest fire.

Houlton Country Club

The photo below is of the Cunningham home (now belonging to Tom and Andy Pierce) taken from the spot where Dr. Chester and Ann Hogan built their home. The open field is now covered with 60 foot pine trees.

the Cunningham home

Check out Historical photos of Nickerson Lake stored and available for purchase at the Maine Memory Network.

Also Henry Gartley has assembled some great historical photos taken around the lake. 

Nature Photos

Please send any nature photos that others might find interesting to makeitbetter@nickersonlake.com

Sunrise in the Fall of 2015

By Patty Pingree

Asylum of Loons

By Mary Putney

Light on Rocks

Summer of 2013 by Stephen Underwood

Loon Family

By Charlie Wing

Maps

Aerial View of Lake

Bathymetric Map

A contour map of the lake bottom, otherwise known as a bathymetric map.

Nickerson Lake Watershed Map

A watershed is the area of land where all the water under or on it drains to the same waterbody. 

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Nickerson Lake

New Limerick & Linneus
Aroostock Co.
04761 Maine, USA

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