Maine Memory Network
Maine's Online Museum

Login · My Account · Show Album


 

 

Search Results

Keywords: Household equipment

  Advanced Search
       
             

Historical Items (6)  |  Tax Records (0)  |  Exhibits (12)  |  Site Pages (10)  |  My Maine Stories (1)  | 

Historical Items Showing 3 of 6 View All

Item 82349

Corkscrew end of iron 'worm' tool, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Great Cranberry Island Historical Society

Date: circa 1890

Location: Cranberry Isles

Media: Iron

Item 82350

Brass candle spike, Great Cranberry Island, ca. 1850

Contributed by: Great Cranberry Island Historical Society

Date: circa 1850

Location: Cranberry Isles

Media: Metal

Item 14457

Bed Wrench, ca. 1820

Contributed by: Davistown Museum

Date: 1800 - 1840

Media: cast iron

Exhibits Showing 3 of 12 View All

Exhibit

  • Share this on Facebook Share this on Twitter Share this on Pinterest
Reddy Kilowatt lapel pin, ca. 1955

Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

Exhibit

  • Share this on Facebook Share this on Twitter Share this on Pinterest
Preble House, Great Cranberry Island, ca. 1895

Great Cranberry Island's Preble House

The Preble House, built in 1827 on a hilltop over Preble Cove on Great Cranberry Island, was the home to several generations of Hadlock, Preble, and Spurling family members -- and featured in several books.

Exhibit

  • Share this on Facebook Share this on Twitter Share this on Pinterest
Nursing students, Eastern Maine General Hospital, ca. 1898

One Hundred Years of Caring -- EMMC

In 1892 five physicians -- William H. Simmons, William C. Mason, Walter H. Hunt, Everett T. Nealey, and William E. Baxter -- realized the need for a hospital in the city of Bangor had become urgent and they set about providing one.

Site Pages Showing 3 of 10 View All

Site Page

Lubec, Maine - The Lighthouse at West Quoddy Head

… construction dictated a new solid brick tower, equipped with the most modern apparatus. Congress ordered, from France, a cast iron stairway and…

Site Page

Dip nets at McCurdy's Smokehouse, Lubec

Lubec, Maine - McCurdy Herring Smokehouse - Page 4 of 4

… Hall’s first words about these are “the only equipment used exclusively in a smokehouse.” The next sentence was an understatement: “A large number…

Site Page

Tarr farm, Castle Hill, ca. 1910

Haystack Historical Society

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

My Maine Stories Showing 1 of 1 View All

Story

Catching live bait with Grandfather

by Randy Randall


We never bought live bait for fishing. Grandfather caught all the minnows and shiners we needed.