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Item 99256

Dixfield Centre Cheese Factory interior, Dixfield, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society Date: circa 1880 Location: Dixfield Media: Photographic print

Item 99254

Dixfield Centre Cheese Factory Co. shares, Dixfield, 1875

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society Date: 1875-06-26 Location: Dixfield Media: paper and black ink


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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.


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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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 2 of 4

The cheese shop survived more than a decade, but the business owners struggled with the process of collecting the milk, and even faced a lack of cows…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford - Page 1 of 4

… shovel handles, grains from the grist mills, cheese and starch making facilities, and wool carding products.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - III. Boom, bustle, bust: The Steamboat Years to WWII

Store owners on the island did not always expect to make a handsome profit, sometimes giving food on semi-permanent credit when they saw neighbors in…