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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: 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'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.


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.


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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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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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.

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Resources and Links Smith, David C., et al., “Climate fluctuation and agricultural change in Southern and Central Maine, 1776-1880,” Maine Historical…

My Maine Stories

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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