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Historical Items Showing 3 of 43 View All

Item 35278

Title: Girls feeding ducks, Biddeford, 1909

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1909

Location: Biddeford

Media: Photograph

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 98858

Title: Philip Andrews feeding his pigeons, Main Street, Dixfield, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society

Date: circa 1890

Location: Dixfield

Media: black and white postcard

Tax Records Showing 3 of 4 View All

Item 54323

Address: Assessor's Record, 235-311 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Winslow & Company

Use: Feed Room

Item 83646

Address: 45 Water Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Burnham and Morrill Company

Use: Chicken Feed Manufactory

Item 37323

Address: 204-206 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Estate of Elizabeth W. Thomas

Use: Factory - Pickle

Exhibits Showing 3 of 12 View All

Exhibit

Game wardens, Raymond, ca. 1920

Raising Fish

Mainers began propagating fish to stock ponds and lakes in the mid 19th century. The state got into the business in the latter part of the century, first concentrating on Atlantic salmon, then moving into raising other species for stocking rivers, lakes, and ponds.

Exhibit

Mt. Katahdin and Granger, Stetson, ca. 1906

The World's Largest Oxen

Named for the two largest things in Maine at the turn of the 20th century, Mt. Katahdin and Granger of Stetson, were known as the Largest Oxen in the World. Unable to do farm work because of their size, they visited fairs and agricultural events around the Northeast.

Exhibit

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.

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Site

Team of trained moose, Caribou, 1942

Caribou Public Library

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Site

Paddy Wagon, Bangor

Bangor Police Museum

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Site

Maine Central Institute

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