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Historical Items

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Item 98858

Philip Andrews feeding his pigeons, Main Street, Dixfield, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Dixfield Media: Postcard

Item 102396

Cows at feed trough, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Stanley Museum on deposit at Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Media: Lantern slide

Item 58320

Laying the new water main, Strong, ca. 1921

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society Date: circa 1921 Location: Strong Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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The World's Largest Oxen

Named for the two largest things in Maine at the turn of the 20th century, Mt. Katahdin and Granger of Stetson, were known as the Largest Oxen in the World. Unable to do farm work because of their size, they visited fairs and agricultural events around the Northeast.

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Raising Fish

Mainers began propagating fish to stock ponds and lakes in the mid 19th century. The state got into the business in the latter part of the century, first concentrating on Atlantic salmon, then moving into raising other species for stocking rivers, lakes, and ponds.

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World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… St., the system served the village by gravity-feed from Day Mountain Pond. The system provided residential, business and hydrant service, with two…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Their specialties were groceries, flour, feed, and tack. Blended coffee was a grocery item that was sold under their own name.

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Caribou Public Library

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My Maine Stories

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Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life