There was a time when an old-time dance fiddler named Mellie Dunham from Norway, Maine was one of the most famous men in America. He became a symbol of the rich rural heritage of the United States when Henry Ford took an interest in reviving old-time music and dancing.

This story is an excerpt from the Mountain Heritage Traveling Exhibit managed by the Maine Woods Consortium. The exhibit was produced by Mountain Counties Heritage, Inc. and designed by Insyt New Media. Funding was provided by the Federal Highway Administration and the Maine Department of Transportation through the National Scenic Byways Program through the Old Canada Road National Scenic Byway. All image and text rights have been received.

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