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Historical Items

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Item 13289

Littleton - 1905

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: 1905-04-28 Location: Littleton Media: Photographic print

Item 11687

Littleton Free Baptist Church

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1920 Location: Littleton Media: Postcard

Item 13861

Littleton Campground Boarding House, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1930 Location: Littleton Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Aroostook County Railroads

Construction of the Bangor and Aroostook rail lines into northern Aroostook County in the early twentieth century opened the region to tourism and commerce from the south.

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Patriotism Shared

Post office clerks began collecting strong red, white, and blue string, rolling it onto a ball and passing it on to the next post office to express their support for the Union effort in the Civil War. Accompanying the ball was this paper scroll on which the clerks wrote messages and sometimes drew images.

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Maine Eats: the food revolution starts here

From Maine's iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine's identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine's culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Harvesting Potatoes - Page 11 of 13

… International Truck with Barrel Grapple, Littleton, 1945Item Contributed bySouthern Aroostook Agricultural Museum The two trucks pictured…

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Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Harvesting Potatoes - Page 2 of 13

Victor potato digger, Littleton, c. 1920Item Contributed bySouthern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Two horses were necessary to pull these early…

My Maine Stories

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Growing up on a potato and dairy farm
by Paula Woodworth

Life growing up and working on a potato and dairy farm was hard work but fun in Aroostook County.