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Item 20633

Bringing in the hay, Trone Farm, New Sweden, ca. 1930

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: New Sweden

Media: Photographic print

Item 13679

Dump rake, Monticello, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum

Date: circa 1910

Location: Monticello

Media: Photographic print

Item 21351

Haying, Woodland, ca. 1922

Contributed by: Nylander Museum

Date: circa 1922

Location: Woodland

Media: Photographic print

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Pulp pile, St. Croix Paper Co., Woodland, ca. 1910

Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper. 

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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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Girls playing basketball, Naples, ca. 1930

Summer Camps

Maine is home to dozens of summer-long youth camps and untold numbers of day camps that take advantage of water, woods, and fresh air. While the children, counselors, and other staff come to Maine in the summer, the camps live on throughout the year and throughout the lives of many of the campers.

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July 4 parade, Stockholm, 1925

Stockholm Historical Society

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

Site Page

Granite mountains, Mount Desert, 1837

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - …then came the settlers…

They cut hay in the salt marshes and turned ancient forest trails into paths and dirt roads. I mean now to give you a history of my discovering of…

Site Page

Skowhegan Community History - Farming in the Skowhegan Area

… markets like blueberries, sweet corn and low cost hay. Sweet corn from Maine was popular all across the nation.

My Maine Stories Showing 2 of 2 View All

Story

Apple Time - a vist to the ancestral farm

by Randy Randall


Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.

Story

Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey


MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR