RANGELEY'S RICH OUTDOOR SPORTING HISTORY MEETS
ITS COMMITMENT TO THE
"Best Sporting Museum in New
May /June 2014.
The Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum offers
several important artifacts in its extensive historical collections
that creatively share the region's colorful history. The OSHM
was recently named by Yankee Magazine as the "Best Sporting Museum
in New England".
The Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum offers its
visitors exhibits with artifacts highlighting such Rangeley icons as:
Fly Rod Crosby,
Herb Welch, Carrie
Stevens and "We Took To The Woods” author Louise Dickinson
Rich. Our collection also features numerous 10,000 year old Paleo
Native American artifacts, two world-famous Rangeley Boats, an
extensive array of antique sporting equipment, a working silk fly line
making machine, numerous works of art and a gift shop. These are just
a few examples of what awaits visitors at the
Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum.
New Exhibits in 2014:
"Rangeley's Famous Brook
Trout and Salmon” An brand new exhibit featuring
mounts, tracings & art and some great fish stories shared by the
region's families from 1860 to 1960 highlighting the ones that didn't
– The work and memorabilia of perhaps America’s greatest fly reel
builders and craftsman
George Shepard Page,
“The Man Who Changed Rangeley Forever"
The Maine Warden Service,
An exhibit featuring artifacts from the nation’s oldest conservation