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Historical Items

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Item 16065

National Farmers Organization Maine potato bag, Presque Isle, c. 1970

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1970 Location: Presque Isle Media: Paper

Item 81078

Long School/Finnish Farmers Club, Monson, 1970

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society Date: 1970 Location: Monson Media: Photographic print

Item 16062

Maine Farmers Exchange holiday potato bag, Presque Isle, ca. 1975

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1975 Location: Presque Isle Media: Paper

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 110094

Sketch for Club Rooms for the Portland Farmer's Club, Portland, ca. 1922

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1922 Location: Portland Client: Portland Farmer's Club Architect: Poor & Thomas

Item 111888

John S. Hyde farmer's cottage, Bath, 1913-1915

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1913–1915 Location: Bath Client: John Sedgwick Hyde Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Item 109295

St. Albans Apartment Project, FMHA Rural Rental Housing, St. Albans, 1976-1978

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1976–1978 Location: St. Albans Client: St. Albans Apartment Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

The Advent of Green Acre, A Baha'i Center of Learning

The Green Acre Baha'i School began as Green Acre Conferences, established by Sarah Jane Farmer in Eliot. She later became part of the Baha'i Faith and hosted speakers and programs that promoted peace. In 1912, the leader of the Baha'i Faith, 'Abdu'l-Baha, visited Green Acre, where hundreds saw him speak.

Exhibit

John Y. Merrill: Leeds Farmer, Entrepreneur, & More

John Y. Merrill of Leeds (1823-1898) made terse entries in diaries he kept for 11 years. His few words still provide a glimpse into the life of a mid 18th century farmer, who also made shoes, quarried stone, moved barns, made healing salves -- and was active in civic affairs.

Exhibit

People, Pets & Portraits

Informal family photos often include family pets -- but formal, studio portraits and paintings also often feature one person and one pet, in formal attire and pose.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Maine Farmer's Exchange (MFX) Building

Maine Farmer's Exchange (MFX) Building X Text by Mindy and Liza, students at Presque Isle Middle School Edited by Presque Isle Historical…

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Blue Hill, Maine - Farmer

Farmer Three watercolors of hogs, Blue Hill, ca. 1814 Item 33910 infoJonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc.

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Blue Hill, Maine - Farmer

Farmer Barn Watercolor, Blue Hill, ca. 1826 Item 33909 infoJonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc. This barn with attached hog shed was built by…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Sarah Redmond Seaweed Farmer
by Sarah Redmond

Sarah explains the importance of seaweed and how she became a seaweed farmer

Story

Somali Bantu farmers put down roots in Maine
by Muhidin D. Libah

Running the Somali Bantu Community Association and finding food security in Maine

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The future of potato growing
by Dan Blackstone

Informed by six generations of potato farming