Isaac Barker, Houlton, c. 1895

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Isaac Barker, Houlton, c. 1895

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Isaac Barker was a farmer on North Road, Houlton. When clay suitable for making bricks was found on his farm he started a small brickmaking business. The business grew to meet the demand for Houlton's growth. 1n 1894 and 1895 he was producing a million bricks a year. (Cora Putnam, "The Story of Houlton," 1958, p. 173)

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  • Title: Isaac Barker, Houlton, c. 1895
  • Creation Date: circa 1895
  • Subject Date: circa 1895
  • Town: Houlton
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME
  • Media: portrait
  • Dimensions: 12 cm x 9 cm
  • Collection: Portrait
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
109 Main Street, Houlton, ME 04730
207-532-6984

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