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Keywords: Tanning process

Historical Items

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Item 105299

The Tannery, New Limerick, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1895 Location: New Limerick; Dexter Media: Large Format Negative

Item 23209

Proctor & Hunt Company, Island Falls, ca. 1893

Contributed by: Island Falls Historical Society Date: circa 1893 Location: Island Falls Media: Photographic print

Item 76612

Cannery Workers Sorting Potatoes, Hartland, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Hartland Historical Society Date: circa 1940 Location: Hartland 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.

Site Pages

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Regional and Town History

… for lumber and pulp, as well as hemlock for the tanning industry. In the late 19th century, as paper mills, textile mills, and shoe factories…

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Lincoln, Maine - Gordon's Fox Farms

… hung and dried, then sent to Bangor where they tan the pelts. Mrs. Lewis, a woman who owns the little store down the street, is bidding $4,000 for…