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Historical Items Showing 3 of 51 View All

Item 33882

Title: Photograph of cattle competition at the Blue Hill Fair, 1957

Contributed by: Blue Hill Public Library

Date: 1957

Location: Blue Hill

Media: Photograph

Item 27415

Title: Farmington Cattle Show, 1917

Contributed by: Farmington Historical Society

Date: 1917

Location: Farmington

Media: Black and White Photograph

Item 29311

Title: Cattle Pound, Turner

Contributed by: Turner Museum and Historical Society

Date: 2009-08-24

Location: Turner

Media: Photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 4 View All

Item 70714

Address: Assessor's Record, 90 Presumpscot Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Consolidated Rendering Company

Use: Shed - Cattle

Item 70947

Address: Shed, Presumpscot Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Canadian National Railroad

Use: Shed - Cattle

Item 70948

Address: Shed, Presumpscot Street (rear), Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Canadian National Railroad

Use: Shed - Cattle

Exhibits Showing 3 of 9 View All

Exhibit

Potato pickers, Caribou, ca. 1930

Laboring in Maine

Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.

Exhibit

Holstein and Ayrshire bulls, Caribou Fair, ca 1922

Fair Season: Crops, Livestock, and Entertainment

Agricultural fairs, intended to promote new techniques and better farming methods, have been held since the early 19th century. Before long, entertainments were added to the educational focus of the early fairs.

Exhibit

Mt. Katahdin and Granger, Stetson, ca. 1906

The World's Largest Oxen

Named for the two largest things in Maine at the turn of the 20th century, Mt. Katahdin and Granger of Stetson, were known as the Largest Oxen in the World. Unable to do farm work because of their size, they visited fairs and agricultural events around the Northeast.

Sites Showing 3 of 16 View All

Site

1794 map of Farmington

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown

The history of Farmington as depicted by representatives from Farmington Historical Society, Farmington Public Library, Center for Community GIS, University of Maine at Farmington, and the Mallett School. Topics covered include education, culture, early settlers, important residents, agriculture, and a special section on maps.

Site

Fales Edgarton House, Thomaston, ca. 1870

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea

The history of a town on the northern bank of the St. George River, as told by representatives from Thomaston Historical Society, Thomaston Public Library, Montpelier: the General Henry Knox Museum, and students from Georges Valley High School. Architecture, General Knox, the Civil War, the Great Depression, and the state prison are some of the topics covered.

Site

Nils and Karna Persson, New Sweden, ca. 1890

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870

A history of Maine's Swedish Colony in Aroostook County. Project partners include Caribou Public Library, Maine Swedish Colony, New Sweden School, New Sweden Historical Society, Nylander Museum, and Stockholm Historical Society. In addition to a substantive history of the Colony generally, exhibit topics cover specific family histories, Olof Nylander, mills and homes in Stockholm, hand tools, railroads, and more.