Corn Canning, Lovell, ca. 1890

Contributed by Lovell Historical Society

Description

Lovell Corn Shop built in the early 1890s by James P. Baxter and Sons of Portland.

Lovell farmers grew corn for the shop and a number of residents got jobs inside -- and young and old rich and poor, "uppercrust" and lower crust -- flocked to the husking shed to husk corn at 4 and 5 cents a basket.

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About This Item

  • Title: Corn Canning, Lovell, ca. 1890
  • Creator: Empire View Co.
  • Creation Date: circa 1890
  • Subject Date: circa 1890
  • Local Name: Village
  • Town: Lovell
  • County: Oxford
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Local Code: 37
  • Object Type: Image

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Lovell Historical Society
PO Box 166, Lovell, ME 04051
(207) 925-3234

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