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Historical Items

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Item 99452

Bangor Lumber Company lumbermen, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: circa 1910 Location: Bangor Media: Postcard

Item 4200

River drivers, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Media: Photographic print

Item 17538

Lumbermen, Blanchard, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1915 Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Cooks and Cookees: Lumber Camp Legends

Stories and tall tales abound concerning cooks and cookees -- important persons in any lumber camp, large or small.

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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 <em>Big House, Little House, Back House, Barn, the Connected Farm Buildings of New England,</em> University Press of New England, 1984.)

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Maine Sweets: Confections and Confectioners

From chocolate to taffy, Mainers are inventive with our sweet treats. In addition to feeding our sweet tooth, it's also an economic driver for the state.

Site Pages

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Patten Lumbermen's Museum

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Harvesting Potatoes - Page 1 of 13

Farmers and lumbermen not only used potatoes for food, they learned how to extracted starch from them for their own use to stiffen cloth for fancy…

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Norcross Heritage Trust

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