Cow nameplate, Surry, 1911

Contributed by Steve and Sandra Collier through Surry Historical Society

Cow nameplate, Surry, 1911

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This nameplate was used in the barn of Surry farmers Phebe and Olin Fowler on the Morgan Bay Road. The nameplate reads:Mary Ann, June 17, 1911. Stall nameplates served a number important purposes, including making it easy to identify every cow in the barn.

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  • Title: Cow nameplate, Surry, 1911
  • Creation Date: 1911-06-17
  • Subject Date: 1911-06-17
  • Location: Surry, Hancock County, ME
  • Media: Pencil on wood
  • Dimensions: 7.62 cm x 27.305 cm x 0.635 cm
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Surry Historical Society
PO Box 17, Surry, ME 04684
(207) 667-8054

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