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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Media: Photo negative
Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society
Date: circa 1890
Media: Photographic print
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Owner in 1924: The Rosemont Farm, Inc.
Owner in 1924: Charles C. Blackman
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.)
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.
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.
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Farm Life Myron Gartley Farm, Presque Isle, 1976Item Contributed byPresque Isle Historical Society King Farm, Presque Isle, ca.
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 7 View All
by Phyllis A. Blackstone
A child's memory of potato harvest in the 1950s
by Randy Randall
Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.
by Donald C. Cunningham
A story about my father and our family.