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Eliab Shepardson Jr. with mounted ox, Stetson, 1931

Contributed by an individual through Stetson Historical Society

Eliab Shepardson Jr., great-grandson of A.S.Rand who raised Mt. Katahdin, is seated on the mounted ox at the Haskell homestead on Clark Hill in Stetson.

Katahdin was one of two oxen that Rand raised to be the "world's largest."

The mounted Mt. Katahdin burned in a fire that destroyed the homestead in 1934.

Other Information


  • Title: Eliab Shepardson Jr. with mounted ox, Stetson, 1931
  • Creation Date: 1931
  • Subject Date: 1931
  • Local Name: Clark Hill
  • Town: Stetson
  • County: Penobscot
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 11 x 7
  • Local Code: SHS Oxen 004
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Stetson Historical Society
257 Stetson Road, Stetson, ME 04488
(207) 296-2866

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