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Historical Items

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Item 12759

Blueberry Cannery, Interior, Brooklin

Contributed by: Sedgwick-Brooklin Historical Society Date: 1935 Location: Brooklin Media: Photo transparency

Item 12760

Blueberry Cannery, Brooklin

Contributed by: Sedgwick-Brooklin Historical Society Date: circa 1933 Location: Brooklin Media: 35mm phototransparency from printed page

Item 9530

Blueberry lease, Cherryfield, 1888

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1888-07-07 Location: Cherryfield; Cherryfield Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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Blueberries to Potatoes: Farming in Maine

Not part of the American "farm belt," Maine nonetheless has been known over the years for a few agricultural items, especially blueberries, sweet corn, potatoes, apples, chickens and dairy products.

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Canning: A Maine Industry

Maine's corn canning industry, as illuminated by the career of George S. Jewett, prospered between 1850 and 1950.

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Early Fish Canneries in Brooklin

By the 1900s, numerous fish canneries began operating in Center Harbor, located within the Brooklin community. For over thirty years, these plants were an important factor in the community.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Maine Granite Industry-Hall Quarry

Berry picking, especially blueberries, raspberries and blackberries were plentiful around the quarry ledges.

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

Growth in the tourism industry provides opportunity for future economic development. The opening of the Roosevelt International Bridge linking Lubec…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Dixfield - Page 2 of 5

From the start of the strawberry season, through blueberries, raspberries and blackberries, the women were busily filling every container.