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Cutting Silage, New Gloucester, ca. 1904

Contributed by United Society of Shakers

Pictured from left are Brother Hiram Bailey (b.1888), hired man, and Brother Pliny Fisk Wooster.

After 1912 attention shifted away from the cultivation of herbs and to development of a commercial orchard. Under the care of Elder Delmer Wilson, a model orchard of some 2400 apple trees was established. The orchard remains commercially viable.

Other Information

  • Title: Cutting Silage, New Gloucester, ca. 1904
  • Creator: Wilson, Delmer Charles
  • Creation Date: circa 1904
  • Subject Date: circa 1904
  • Local Name: Sabbathday Lake
  • Town: New Gloucester
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Slide from a glass-plate negative
  • Local Code: ITE 34
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

United Society of Shakers
707 Shaker Road, New Gloucester, ME 04260
(207) 926-4597

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