French Farm, Turner, ca. 1900

Contributed by Turner Museum and Historical Society

Description

French Farm located at the lower end of Lower Street near the Potato Road and settled by Daniel French from Taunton, Massachusetts in 1780. There were three log cabins located on the site before the present buildings were erected in 1827. Farming operations were carried on for several generations. Outbuildings once included a smokehouse, shingle sawmill, icehouse and brickyard. The barn featured a wooden silo for storage of corn.

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About This Item

  • Title: French Farm, Turner, ca. 1900
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Town: Turner
  • County: Androscoggin
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 16.3 cm x 20.6 cm
  • Object Type: Image

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Turner Museum and Historical Society
98 Matthews Way, Turner, ME 04282
(207) 225-2629

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