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Hemingway's Marlin and Other Oddities

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Hinckley, Maine

A cavalcade of rocks and dead animals -- birds, fish, mammals, insects -- highlight the natural history collection of George W. Hinckley. Most of the displays are a century old and look it, which is part of the museum's charm. Among the star exhibits are an extinct Passenger Pigeon, a claw from a 33 pound lobster, a trophy marlin caught by Earnest Hemingway, and one of the last caribou bagged in Maine.

Hemingway's Marlin and Other Oddities

L.C. Bates Museum

14 Easler Rd, Hinckley, ME
L.C. Bates Museum. On the campus of Good Will-Hinckley School. I-95 exit 133 on Rt. 201 for 5 miles, on left at Easler Rd, halfway between Skowhegan and Fairfield.
W-Sa 9 am - 4:30 pm, Su 1-4:30 pm. Nov-Mar by appt. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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