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Historical Items

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Item 52596

Good Will Farm, Fairfield, ca. 1935

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: circa 1930 Location: Fairfield Media: Photographic print

Item 53173

Good Will Farm, Fairfield, ca. 1925

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: circa 1925 Location: Fairfield Media: Photographic print

Item 54669

Good Will Farm, Fairfield, ca. 1940

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: circa 1940 Location: Fairfield Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Good Will-Hinckley: Building a Landscape

The landscape at the Good Will-Hinckley campus in Fairfield was designed to help educate and influence the orphans and other needy children at the school and home.

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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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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.

Site Pages

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L.C. Bates Museum/Good Will-Hinckley

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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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…

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Lincoln, Maine - Gordon's Fox Farms

Fox farms were a very large business. Fox farms were like having a farm with all kinds of animals on it.

My Maine Stories

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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.

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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

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR