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Butch Harris

Butch Harris, a fisherman and summertime charter captain from Eastport, ME, talks about the community in his hometown, how he grew up and decided to stay in Eastport, the impact of the growing tourist economy on his home, the changing landscape of Downeast fisheries, and the history of his family in the area.




Griffin Pollock

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Natalie Springuel

Suggested citation: Harris, Butch Oral History Interview, March 1, 2019, by Matt Frassica and Griffin Pollock, Page #, Maine Sound & Story. Online: Insert URL (Last Accessed: Insert Date).


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