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Item 7618

Farming, Denmark, 1911

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1911

Location: Denmark

Media: Photo negative

Item 26709

S. A. Marston Strawberry Farm, Lubec, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: circa 1890

Location: Lubec

Media: Photographic print

Item 65072

Farming, Surry, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Surry Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Surry

Media: Silver print photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 13 View All

Item 34459

Assessor's Record, 238 Brackett Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: The Rosemont Farm, Inc.

Use: Garage

Item 85199

Blackman property, Both Sides Seashore Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Charles C. Blackman

Use: Dwelling

Item 32758

45-47 Boyd Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: The Rosemont Farm Inc.

Style: Italianate

Use: Apartment

Exhibits Showing 3 of 77 View All


10 Bodwell Street, Sanford, ca 1900

Farm-yard Frames

Throughout New England, barns attached to houses are fairly common. Why were the buildings connected? What did farmers or families gain by doing this? The phenomenon was captured in the words of a children's song, "Big house, little house, back house, barn," (Thomas C. Hubka Big House, Little House, Back House, Barn, the Connected Farm Buildings of New England, University Press of New England, 1984.)


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.


Good Will Farm roundel, Fairfield, 1918

George W. Hinckley and Needy Boys and Girls

George W. Hinckley wanted to help needy boys. The farm, school and home he ran for nearly sixty nears near Fairfield stressed home, religion, education, discipline, industry, and recreation.

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New England Peddlers Wagon, North Yarmouth, 1858

Skyline Farm

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Myron Gartley Farm, Presque Isle, 1976

Presque Isle: The Star City - Farm Life

Farm Life Myron Gartley Farm, Presque Isle, 1976Item Contributed byPresque Isle Historical Society King Farm, Presque Isle, ca.

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Skyline Farm - Making and Preserving History

By the summer of 2000, the Skyline Farm organization and the Sowles family arranged a purchase with a conservation easement through the Royal River…

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 11 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.


Aroostook Potato Harvest: Perspective of a Six Year Old

by Phyllis A. Blackstone

A child's memory of potato harvest in the 1950s


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.