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Historical Items

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Item 12444

C.C. Young farm, Sherman Mills

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1930 Location: Sherman Mills Media: Photographic print

Item 12768

Alphie Daigle farm, New Canada, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1930 Location: New Canada Media: Photographic print

Item 12804

Archie Ladner farm, Easton

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1930 Location: Easton Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Maine Eats: the food revolution starts here

From Maine's iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine's identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine's culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.

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George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Fred Urquhart Farm, Presque Isle

Fred Urquhart farm, Presque Isle. 1200 pounds of 8-16-20 fertilizer per acre, yielding 217 barrels of potatoes this field.

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

Byproducts of the industry like fertilizer, pearl essence (herring scales), and fish oil also contributed to the local economy.