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Item 53175

Title: Ellie Macomber feeding chickens, Fairfield, ca. 1925

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes

Date: circa 1925

Location: Fairfield

Media: Photographic print

Item 53167

Title: Good Will boy feeding chickens, Fairfield, ca. 1925

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes

Date: circa 1925

Location: Fairfield

Media: Lantern slide

Item 16570

Title: Ceramic Chicken Waterer, c. 1920

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum

Date: circa 1920

Location: Littleton

Media: ceramic

Tax Records Showing 3 of 6 View All

Item 54258

Address: Assessor's Record, 142-144 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Nettie E. Hanscom

Use: Chicken Coop

Item 55859

Address: Assessor's Record, 1286 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Hattie A. Thompson

Use: Chicken Coop

Item 63121

Address: Assessor's Record, 8-12 Middle Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Zesel Agger

Use: Chicken Coop

Exhibits Showing 3 of 6 View All


Jewett Corn Factory, Norridgewock, ca. 1915

Blueberries to Potatoes: Farming in Maine

Not part of the American "farm belt," Maine nonetheless has been known over the years for a few agricultural items, especially blueberries, sweet corn, potatoes, apples, chickens and dairy products.


John Merrill and son, Edwin, Leeds, 1860

John Y. Merrill: Leeds Farmer, Entrepreneur, & More

John Y. Merrill of Leeds (1823-1898) made terse entries in diaries he kept for 11 years. His few words still provide a glimpse into the life of a mid 18th century farmer, who also made shoes, quarried stone, moved barns, made healing salves -- and was active in civic affairs.


Northport Hotel, ca. 1900

Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

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Skolfield Women, Brunswick, ca. 1900

Pejepscot Historical Society

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.


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.


Survey Chart, Islesboro, 1884

Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay

A history of one of Maine’s many populated islands. The site was created by a team consisting of representatives from Islesboro Historical Society, Islesboro Central School, and the Alice L. Pendleton Library. Early settlements, businesses and cottage industries, schools, water transportation, and summer resorts are the topics covered.