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Historical Items Showing 3 of 110 View All

Item 17137

Farm sink, Littleton, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum

Date: circa 1910

Location: Littleton

Media: iron

Item 12385

Home kitchen - 1914

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: 1914

Location: Caribou

Media: image taken from the negative

Item 8540

Logging camp cook's kitchen

Contributed by: Patten Lumbermen's Museum

Date: circa 1900

Media: Photographic print

Tax Records Showing 3 of 9 View All

Item 84680

Assessor's Record, 64-70 Washburn Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Ella Kitchen

Use: Garage

Item 84678

64-70 Washburn Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Ella Kitchen

Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 85941

Assessor's Record, 156-158 Woodford Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Rocky Hill Lodge Corporation

Use: Kitchen and Ladies room

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Dee's Ice Cream Pint, Brunswick, ca. 1950

How Sweet It Is

Desserts have always been a special treat. For centuries, Mainers have enjoyed something sweet as a nice conclusion to a meal or celebrate a special occasion. But many things have changed over the years: how cooks learn to make desserts, what foods and tools were available, what was important to people.

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Reddy Kilowatt lapel pin, ca. 1955

Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

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Harbour of Casco Bay, Portland, 1720

The Life and Legacy of the George Tate Family

Captain George Tate, mast agent for the King of England from 1751 to the Revolutionary War, and his descendants helped shape the development of Portland (first known as Falmouth) through activities such as commerce, shipping, and real estate.

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Pear tree through children's kitchen window, Blue Hill, ca. 1840

Blue Hill, Maine - Farmer

Farmer Pear tree through children's kitchen window, Blue Hill, ca. 1840 Item 33913 infoJonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc.

Site Page

Harbourside, Northeast Harbor, 1903

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Northeast Harbor: From Rustic to Rusticators

There were purposely no kitchens in the houses so the people would all go to the Harbourside Inn for their meals.

Site Page

RED-E-BILT Camp being loaded for delivery, Strong, ca. 1959

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Starbirds

A small pine kitchen-type cabinet was the only interior amenity. The camp was delivered to the purchaser's site, set-up and leveled.

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 4 View All

Story

Apple Time - a visit to the ancestral farm

by Randy Randall


Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.

Story

Aroostook Potato Harvest: Perspective of a Six Year Old

by Phyllis A. Blackstone


A child's memory of potato harvest in the 1950s

Story

Catching live bait with Grandfather

by Randy Randall


We never bought live bait for fishing. Grandfather caught all the minnows and shiners we needed.