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Historical Items Showing 3 of 86 View All

Item 52404

Ayrshire Cows, Fairfield, ca. 1945

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

Date: circa 1945

Location: Fairfield

Media: Photographic Print

Item 102396

Cows at feed trough, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Stanley Museum on deposit at Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1910

Media: Lantern slide

Item 55188

Farm hand with cows, Fairfield, ca. 1935

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

Date: circa 1935

Location: Fairfield

Media: Photographic print

Tax Records Showing 2 of 2 View All

Item 34103

Assessor's Record, 291 Auburn Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Isaiah D Pride

Use: Cow Shed

Item 84085

1747-1753 Washington Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Clarence R. Flint

Use: Cow Tie up

Exhibits Showing 3 of 14 View All


Trustees' Office, Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, ca. 1915

In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.


Maine Yankee, Wiscasset, 1987

Nuclear Energy for Maine?

Maine Yankee Nuclear Power Plant in Wiscasset generated electricity from 1972 until 1996. Activists concerned about the plant's safety led three unsuccessful referendum campaigns in the 1980s to shut it down.


'Yes, I'll Try a Pair' cartoon, 1964

Margaret Chase Smith: A Historic Candidacy

When she announced her candidacy for President in January 1964, three-term Republican Senator Margaret Chase Smith became the first woman to seek the nomination of one of the two major political parties.

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Nils and Karna Persson, New Sweden, ca. 1890

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Agricultural Statistics of the Colony, 1870 to 1880

… 1873 grass - 400 acres horses - 22 oxen - 14 cows/calves - 100/40 sheep - 33 pigs - 125 domestic fowl - uncounted 1880 horses - 164 oxen - 92…

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Maternity, Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1895

Historic Hallowell - The Blizzard - Works Cited

Remal Gary. “Holy Cow Didn't it Snow!” Kennebec Journal. Augusta, ME: 2002 “Science Daily.” 1995. (accessed Apr.

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Myron Gartley Farm, Presque Isle, 1976

Presque Isle: The Star City - Farm Life

They had five cows and two horses. Her mother tended the chickens and they ate the eggs for breakfast. They also sold many of the eggs.

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 3 View All


Growing up on a potato and dairy farm

by Paula Woodworth

Life growing up and working on a potato and dairy farm was hard work but fun in Aroostook County.


Apple Time - a visit to the ancestral farm

by Randy Randall

Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.


My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II

by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima