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Historical Items Showing 3 of 1456 View All

Item 9653

Fairview Farm, Leeds, ca. 1921

Contributed by: Leeds Historical Society

Date: circa 1921

Location: Leeds

Media: Postcard

Item 34220

Vaughan Farm, Duck Pond, Hallowell, ca. 1933

Contributed by: Emma Clark Weeks through Hubbard Free Library

Date: circa 1933

Location: Hallowell

Media: Photographic print

Item 34212

Vaughan Farm, Dairy herd, Hallowell, ca. 1933

Contributed by: Emma Clark Weeks through Hubbard Free Library

Date: circa 1933

Location: Hallowell

Media: Photographic print

Tax Records Showing 3 of 13 View All

Item 34459

Assessor's Record, 238 Brackett Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: The Rosemont Farm, Inc.

Use: Garage

Item 32758

45-47 Boyd Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: The Rosemont Farm Inc.

Style: Italianate

Use: Apartment

Item 34494

244 Brackett Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: The Rosemont Farm, Inc.

Use: Store

Exhibits Showing 3 of 77 View All

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10 Bodwell Street, Sanford, ca 1900

Farm-yard Frames

Throughout New England, barns attached to houses are fairly common. Why were the buildings connected? What did farmers or families gain by doing this? The phenomenon was captured in the words of a children's song, "Big house, little house, back house, barn," (Thomas C. Hubka Big House, Little House, Back House, Barn, the Connected Farm Buildings of New England, University Press of New England, 1984.)

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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.

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Good Will Farm roundel, Fairfield, 1918

George W. Hinckley and Needy Boys and Girls

George W. Hinckley wanted to help needy boys. The farm, school and home he ran for nearly sixty nears near Fairfield stressed home, religion, education, discipline, industry, and recreation.

Site Pages Showing 3 of 385 View All

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New England Peddlers Wagon, North Yarmouth, 1858

Skyline Farm

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site Page

Myron Gartley Farm, Presque Isle, 1976

Presque Isle: The Star City - Farm Life

Farm Life Myron Gartley Farm, Presque Isle, 1976Item Contributed byPresque Isle Historical Society King Farm, Presque Isle, ca.

Site Page

Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Skyline Farm - Making and Preserving History

By the summer of 2000, the Skyline Farm organization and the Sowles family arranged a purchase with a conservation easement through the Royal River…

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 6 View All

Story

Aroostook Potato Harvest: Perspective of a Six Year Old

by Phyllis A. Blackstone


A child's memory of potato harvest in the 1950s

Story

My father's world - the old farm in Richmond, Maine

by Donald C. Cunningham


A story about my father and our family.

Story

Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES

by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne


Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII