Dixfield Centre Cheese Factory Co. shares, Dixfield, 1875

Contributed by Dixfield Historical Society


Two shares of the Dixfield Centre Cheese Factory Co. were issued to John J. Holman on June 26, 1875. Dixfield Centre, also known as Dixfield Common, was originally called Holmantown. Incorporated as Dixfield in 1803, the Common was primarily the farming section of the town. Milk was a major product and gave rise to the cheese factory that was incorporated in 1874 by thirty-one shareholders. It was located between the Common and East Dixfield.

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About This Item

  • Title: Dixfield Centre Cheese Factory Co. shares, Dixfield, 1875
  • Creation Date: 1875-06-26
  • Subject Date: 1875-06-26
  • Local Name: Dixfield Common
  • Town: Dixfield
  • County: Oxford
  • State: ME
  • Media: paper and black ink
  • Dimensions: 18 cm x 20 cm
  • Local Code: 2014-95
  • Collection: Courtesy Terry Holman
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Dixfield Historical Society
59 Main Street, PO Box 182, Dixfield, ME 04224
(207) 562-7595

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