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Historical Items Showing 3 of 95 View All

Item 8654

Title: Oakhurst Dairy gift calendar, 1970

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1970

Media: Ink on paper

Item 80828

Title: Robert Nisbet, Rumford, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society

Date: circa 1905

Location: Rumford

Media: photograph

Item 13496

Title: Fryeburg Dairy Creamtop Quart Bottle

Contributed by: Fryeburg Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Fryeburg

Media: Glass

Tax Records Showing 3 of 11 View All

Item 54517

Address: 362 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Oakhurst Dairy

Use: Dairy

Item 53488

Address: 173-179 Fore Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Maine Dairy Company

Use: Dairy & Office

Item 54518

Address: Assessor's Record, 364 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Oakhurst Dairy

Use: Carriage House

Exhibits Showing 3 of 12 View All

Exhibit

Jewett Corn Factory, Norridgewock, ca. 1915

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.

Exhibit

Cottage for women, Maine State Sanatorium, Hebron, ca. 1909

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

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.

Sites Showing 3 of 12 View All

Site

Powder horn

Cumberland Historical Society

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Site

'A Concise Statement' Shaker document, 1963

United Society of Shakers

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Site

David Webber letter to Cumberland Overseers of the Poor, 1830

Cumberland & North Yarmouth

A unique two-town history. Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland Historical Society, North Yarmouth Historical Society, Skyline Farm, and Greely Middle School partnered to tell the story of how Cumberland and North Yarmouth were originally part of the same community. Libraries, the Civil War, pauper laws, main streets, local industries, and Skyline Farm are some of the topics covered on the site.