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Item 20729

Title: Farm Life in New Sweden

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society

Date: circa 1910

Location: New Sweden

Media: Photograph

Item 20728

Title: Farm, New Sweden, ca. 1910

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society

Date: circa 1910

Location: New Sweden

Media: Photograph

Item 20381

Title: Pettengill farm, Freeport, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Freeport Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Location: Freeport

Media: Photograph

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Exhibit

Hannah Pierce, Baldwin, ca. 1860

Independence and Challenges: The Life of Hannah Pierce

Hannah Pierce (1788-1873) of West Baldwin, who remained single, was the educated daughter of a moderately wealthy landowner and businessman. She stayed at the family farm throughout her life, operating the farm and her various investments -- always in close touch with her siblings.

Exhibit

Charles Weed's Certificate of Disability, 1862

Home Ties: Sebago During the Civil War

Letters to and from Sebago soldiers who served in the Civil War show concern on both sides about farms and other issues at home as well as concern from the home front about soldiers' well-being.

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.