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Historical Items

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Item 17255

Soap Stone Foot Warmer, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Littleton Media: soapstone

Item 17254

Foot warmer, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Littleton Media: metal

Exhibits

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High Water

Melting snow, ice, warmer temperatures, and rain sometimes bring floods to Maine's many rivers and streams. Floods are most frequent in the spring, but can occur at any season.

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Putting Men to Work, Saving Trees

While many Mainers were averse to accepting federal relief money during the Great Depression of the 1930s, young men eagerly joined the Civilian Conservation Corps, one of President Franklin Roosevelt's most popular programs. The Maine Forest Service supervised the work of many of the camps.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Granite and Ice Industries

Then, in warmer weather, the ice would be loaded onto schooners for transport to market. As the granite industry was coming into its own, another…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Dixfield - Page 3 of 5

Towle and his Combined Foot-Warmer and Lantern, patented June 8, 1880; and Henry O. Stanley and his Rangeley Spinner, late 1800s.

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Historical Overview

… several degrees cooler in the summer and several warmer in the winter. However, there have been many recordings of Penobscot Bay freezing over and…