Barn raising, Littleton, ca. 1900

Contributed by Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum

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The Thomas A. Schools' barn raising in Littleton in the early 1900s.

While planning, acquisition of building materials and the construction of the rafters was done beforehand, neighbors built the barn in one day.

The men worked on the barn and the women put on a big dinner for all the hands. The children played.

In this picture, Tom Schools is seen standing on the right side of the door.

Other views of this barn raising are MMN # 13266, 13267, 13268, 13269, 13270, 13271.

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About This Item

  • Title: Barn raising, Littleton, ca. 1900
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Location: Littleton, Aroostook County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 5.4 cm x 10.3 cm
  • Object Type: Image

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Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum
1678 U.S. Route 1, Littleton, ME 04730

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