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Historical Items

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Item 13265

Barn raising, Littleton, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Littleton Media: Photographic print

Item 13266

Barn raising, Littleton, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Littleton Media: Photographic print

Item 13270

Barn Raising, Littleton, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Littleton Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Among the Lungers: Treating TB

Tuberculosis -- or consumption as it often was called -- claimed so many lives and so threatened the health of communities that private organizations and, by 1915, the state, got involved in TB treatment. The state's first tuberculosis sanatorium was built on Greenwood Mountain in Hebron and introduced a new philosophy of treatment.

Exhibit

In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.

Exhibit

Great Cranberry Island's Preble House

The Preble House, built in 1827 on a hilltop over Preble Cove on Great Cranberry Island, was the home to several generations of Hadlock, Preble, and Spurling family members -- and featured in several books.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Marion Sanborn

… of Interview clip one Anna: So you said you had a barn, did you have any animals or anything? Marion: Yes, yes we raised cows and chickens.

Site Page

Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Skyline Farm - Making and Preserving History

An ell and large dairy barn were added in the 1860s creating a connected farm, which was a typical New England architectural style.

Site Page

Blue Hill, Maine - Jonathan Fisher: Unlocking the Person Beyond the Parson

… which was to include 5 acres of cleared land, a barn built by the town (thirty feet by forty feet in size and having 13 1/2 foot studs) as well as…

My Maine Stories

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Story

My father's world - the old farm in Richmond, Maine
by Donald C. Cunningham

A story about my father and our family.

Story

Aroostook Potato Harvest: Perspective of a Six Year Old
by Phyllis A. Blackstone

A child's memory of potato harvest in the 1950s

Story

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