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Item 11813

Smith Farm, New Limerick, ca. 1925

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum

Date: circa 1925

Location: New Limerick

Media: Photographic print

Item 25178

Samantha Smith at collective farm, 1983

Contributed by: An individual through Maine State Museum

Date: 1983

Media: Photographic print

Item 8171

Smith barn, Skowhegan, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House

Date: circa 1890

Location: Skowhegan; Waterville; Sidney

Media: Photographic print

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Samantha Smith, Manchester, 1983

Samantha Smith's Questions

Samantha Smith, a Manchester schoolgirl, gained international fame in 1983 by asking Soviet leader Yuri Andropov whether he intended to start a nuclear war and then visiting the Soviet Union to be reassured that no one there wanted war.

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Good Will Farm roundel, Fairfield, 1918

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.

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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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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…

Site Page

MMN Image 28603

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Stephen Titcomb and the Settlement of the Sandy River Valley

Rumford Smith. They followed a west-north-west compass route and crossed the Sandy River at about what we now call the New Sharon Village.

Site Page

David Webber letter to Cumberland Overseers of the Poor, 1830

Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Resources and Links

www.skylinefarm.org Smith, David C., et al., “Climate fluctuation and agricultural change in Southern and Central Maine, 1776-1880,” Maine Historical…

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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