Contributed by Presque Isle Historical Society
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These farm buildings, on Academy Street in Presque Isle, feature a connected barn and house, so the family could do chores without going outside in the winter
The farm was built about 1900. The first owner was Delbert Stairs. The farm was later sold to Stan Beckwith. The buildings were destroyed in 2000 and were replaced with doctors' offices.
The photograph was taken around 1950.
Many farms had aerial photographs taken so that a large portrait of the farm buildings could be displayed in a prominent place in the home. These farm buildings were located on Academy Street in Presque Isle about a mile from Main Street.
About This Item
- Title: Stairs-Beckwith Farm, Presque Isle, ca. 1950
- Creator: unknown
- Creation Date: circa 1950
- Subject Date: circa 1950
- Local Name: Beckwith Farm
- Town: Presque Isle
- County: Aroostook
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 22 cm x 30 cm x 6 cm
- Collection: Cluney McPherson
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:Presque Isle Historical Society
PO Box 285, Presque Isle, ME 04769
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LC Subject Headings
- Aerial photographs
- Barns--Maine--Presque Isle
- Stairs, Delbert--Homes and haunts--Maine--Presque Isle
- Beckwith, Stanley--Homes and haunts--Maine--Presque Isle
- Farm buildings
- Farms--Maine--Presque Isle
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