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Historical Items

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Item 99371

H.F. Webb Corn Shop interior, Leeds, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Leeds Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Leeds Media: Photographic print

Item 99380

H.F. Webb Co. corn factory, Leeds, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Leeds Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Leeds Media: Photographic print

Item 99382

Husking shed, H. F. Webb Corn Shop, Leeds, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Leeds Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Leeds Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 53288

84-184 Fore Street, Portland, 1924

Use: Corn Drying House

Item 98965

1929-2013 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Riverton Realty Company Use: Pop Corn Stand

Exhibits

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Canning: A Maine Industry

Maine's corn canning industry, as illuminated by the career of George S. Jewett, prospered between 1850 and 1950.

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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.

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Maine Eats: the food revolution starts here

From Maine's iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine's identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine's culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.

Site Pages

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Corn Canning Industry

Corn Canning Industry E. S. Dingley Corn Shop crew and huskers, Farmington Falls, ca. 1900Item Contributed byFarmington Historical Society By…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - WWI Impact on Farmington's Agriculture

Corn Yield Contest in Maine. She grew 175 bushels per acre of a hybrid corn. Comparing her yield with Clarence Titcomb's, she grew 2,450 lbs.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Farmington's First Grist Mill

… grist mill allowed the first crops of wheat and corn to be milled into flour, which greatly increased the kinds of food the settlers ate, as well…