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Keywords: Oxen taxidermy

Historical Items

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Item 75495

Eliab Shepardson Jr. with mounted ox, Stetson, 1931

Contributed by: An individual through Stetson Historical Society Date: 1931 Location: Stetson Media: Photographic print

Item 74861

Arno Shepardson with mounted ox, Stetson, ca. 1929

Contributed by: An individual through Stetson Historical Society Date: circa 1929 Location: Stetson Media: Photographic print

Item 79428

Eliab Shepardson with mounted ox, Stetson, 1931

Contributed by: Stetson Historical Society Date: 1931 Location: Stetson Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Franklin County Agricultural Fair

… spreads, carpets, rugs and plants, fancy work, taxidermy. The fair has been held every year since 1840 at the fair grounds on High St.