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Historical Items

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Item 14083

Glass butter churn, Littleton, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1920 Location: Littleton Media: glass, metal, wood

Item 16385

Dazey Butter Churn, c. 1917

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1917 Location: Littleton; St. Louis Media: metal

Item 16487

Beaty Brothers butter churn, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1910 Location: Littleton; Winnipeg Media: wood and steel

Exhibits

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How Sweet It Is

Desserts have always been a special treat. For centuries, Mainers have enjoyed something sweet as a nice conclusion to a meal or celebrate a special occasion. But many things have changed over the years: how cooks learn to make desserts, what foods and tools were available, what was important to people.

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Home Ties: Sebago During the Civil War

Letters to and from Sebago soldiers who served in the Civil War show concern on both sides about farms and other issues at home as well as concern from the home front about soldiers' well-being.

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Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Farm Life

Her children would help their mother churn the butter. They also brought the butter to the customers and collect money.

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Pejepscot Historical Society

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