Keywords: Smith Farm
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Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum
Date: circa 1925
Location: New Limerick
Media: monochrome photograph
Contributed by: Maine State Museum
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.
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.