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Item 75495

Title: Eliab Shepardson Jr. with mounted ox, Stetson, 1931

Contributed by: Stetson Historical Society

Date: 1931

Location: Stetson

Media: Photograph

Item 74861

Title: Arno Shepardson with mounted ox, Stetson, ca. 1929

Contributed by: Stetson Historical Society

Date: circa 1929

Location: Stetson

Media: Photograph

Item 79428

Title: Eliab Shepardson with mounted ox, Stetson, 1931

Contributed by: Stetson Historical Society

Date: 1931

Location: Stetson

Media: Photograph

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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.

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Site

1794 map of Farmington

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown

The history of Farmington as depicted by representatives from Farmington Historical Society, Farmington Public Library, Center for Community GIS, University of Maine at Farmington, and the Mallett School. Topics covered include education, culture, early settlers, important residents, agriculture, and a special section on maps.

Site

Welcome to Strong sign, Strong, ca. 1950

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village

The history of a small western Maine community north of Farmington as told by a team consisting of Strong Historical Society, Strong Elementary School, and Strong Public Library. Exhibit topics include Strong's prominence in the wood products industry (it was once the "Toothpick Capital of the World"), the "Bridge that Changed the Map," schools and educational history, clubs and organizations, "Fly Rod" Crosby, the first Maine guide, and a rich student section related to the Civil War and post-Civil War era in the town.