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Historical Items

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Item 42078

Men discussing cow, ca. 1912

Contributed by: Dyer Library/Saco Museum Date: 1912 Location: Saco; Newark Media: Print from glass negative

Item 12978

Lilian Washburn at Norlands with cow, 1900

Contributed by: Washburn Norlands Living History Center Date: circa 1900 Location: Livermore Media: Photographic print

Item 104298

Remedy for a cow with milk fever, Westbrook, 1873

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1873-12-31 Location: Westbrook Media: Ink on paper

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Tax Records

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Item 34103

Assessor's Record, 291 Auburn Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Isaiah D Pride Use: Cow Shed

Item 84085

1747-1753 Washington Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Clarence R. Flint Use: Cow Tie up

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109446

Horse and Cow Barns for Insane Hospital, Augusta, 1895-1912

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1895–1912 Location: Augusta Client: State of Maine Architect: George M. Coombs; Coombs and Gibbs Architects

Item 109440

Insane Hospital buildings, Augusta; Vinylhaven, 1893-1907

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1893–1907 Location: Vinylhaven; Augusta; Vinylhaven Client: State of Maine Architect: George M. Coombs; Coombs, Gibbs, and Wilkinson Architects

Online Exhibits

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In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.

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Nuclear Energy for Maine?

Maine Yankee Nuclear Power Plant in Wiscasset generated electricity from 1972 until 1996. Activists concerned about the plant's safety led three unsuccessful referendum campaigns in the 1980s to shut it down.

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Margaret Chase Smith: A Historic Candidacy

When she announced her candidacy for President in January 1964, three-term Republican Senator Margaret Chase Smith became the first woman to seek the nomination of one of the two major political parties.

Site Pages

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Agricultural Statistics of the Colony, 1870 to 1880

… 1873 grass - 400 acres horses - 22 oxen - 14 cows/calves - 100/40 sheep - 33 pigs - 125 domestic fowl - uncounted 1880 horses - 164 oxen - 92…

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Historic Hallowell - The Blizzard - Works Cited

Remal Gary. “Holy Cow Didn't it Snow!” Kennebec Journal. Augusta, ME: 2002 “Science Daily.” 1995. http://www.sciencedaily.com/ (accessed Apr.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Farm Life

They had five cows and two horses. Her mother tended the chickens and they ate the eggs for breakfast. They also sold many of the eggs.

My Maine Stories

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Growing up on a potato and dairy farm
by Paula Woodworth

Life growing up and working on a potato and dairy farm was hard work but fun in Aroostook County.

Story

My career as a wildlife biologist
by Ron Joseph

Rural Maine provided the foundation of a rewarding career as a wildlife biologist.

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Becoming Master snowshoe makers
by Edmond and Brian J. Theriault

Making snowshoes has taken us from novices to world-class craftsmen over 40 years time.