Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum Opens for Season

May 3, 2017
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Corner of Routes 4 & 17, Oquossoc Village in Rangeley
Call 207-864-3091 for more information

Twice named; “Best Sporting Museum in New England” by Yankee Magazine, OSHM shares Rangeley’s rich outdoor heritage including locally discovered Native American artifacts.  The museum features, the oldest known example of the famous Rangeley Boat, the largest collection of Carrie Stevens flies in the world, and several examples of vintage watercraft! Exhibits featuring Herb Welch, “Fly Rod” Crosby, The Maine Warden Service, President Eisenhower’s 1955 visit and “We Took to the Woods” author, Louise Dickinson Rich to name just a few. A breathtaking collection of significant vintage artifacts share the story of the human use of the region’s rich natural resources. There is an authentic 1890’s Rangeley log cabin, Nash and Welch mounts of trophy trout and salmon, railroad and transportation items, antique photos, documents & more. Come see a collection of firearms by several 19th Century Maine Gunsmiths featuring the craftsmanship of Leonard, Wheeler and others.  Visiting authors and artisans are featured every Sat. & Sun. in July & August. Museum Gift Shop features; outdoor art & prints, cards, Rangeley region & outdoor related books, children’s gifts, glassware, fly fishing items & vintage fly tying materials and more.  Open: 10-4 PM Weds. –Sun. in May, June, Sept. & Oct. And Open 7 days a week in July & Aug.    www.rangeleyoutdoormuseum.org

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