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Item 10518

Silas W. Cook, Lewiston, 1880

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1880

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photoprint

Item 8458

Cook house and crew, Maine woods

Contributed by: Patten Lumbermen's Museum

Media: Photographic print

Item 8427

Camp cook, Maine woods

Contributed by: Patten Lumbermen's Museum

Date: circa 1900

Media: Photographic print

Tax Records Showing 3 of 49 View All

Item 88186

Cook property, N. Side Island Avenue, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Marianna Cook

Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 85905

Cook property, E. side Island Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Abbie G. Cook

Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 89996

Cook property, West End Harrington Avenue, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Clarence E. Cook

Use: Summer Dwelling

Exhibits Showing 3 of 30 View All

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Cook house and crew, Maine woods

Cooks and Cookees: Lumber Camp Legends

Stories and tall tales abound concerning cooks and cookees -- important persons in any lumber camp, large or small.

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Dee's Ice Cream Pint, Brunswick, ca. 1950

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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Reddy Kilowatt lapel pin, ca. 1955

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.

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Installation of Officers in the Aurora Grange, Strong, ca. 1947

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Back (l-r): Lewis Brackley, Lawrence Cook, Glen Brackley, Laurence Voter, Wendell Cook, Ross Richards, Merlon Kingsley.

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G.A.R. picnic, Strong, ca. 1895

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Thaxter Cook, * Thaxter Cook Back row: * Col. James S Nash, * George T Jacobs, * Sylvester Vaughan, * Samuel Gilman, * Alden Gilman, Mrs.

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Installation of Officers in the Aurora Grange, Strong, ca. 1947

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Groups, Clubs & Organizations - Page 1 of 3

Back (l-r): Lewis Brackley, Lawrence Cook, Glen Brackley, Laurence Voter, Wendell Cook, Ross Richards, Merlon Kingsley.Item Contributed byStrong…

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 8 View All

Story

Apple Time - a visit to the ancestral farm

by Randy Randall


Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.

Story

What Maine Means to Me

by Nicolette B. Meister


How a friendship created a lifelong love of Maine.

Story

The stories my parents told

by Henry Gartley


Stories from my immigrant parents, WWII, and my love of history.