Keywords: Wood stoves
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Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum
Date: circa 1900
Location: Littleton; Bangor
Media: cast iron, nickle
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1830
Media: Cast iron, brass
Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.
Imagine a day 150 years ago. Looking down a side street, you see the buildings are covered with posters and signs.
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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… workers would sit around the only wood or coal stove in the house. They would tell their stories playing cribbage or relaxing reading the news…
For heating, they used coal stoves, fireplaces, wood stoves and hot air furnaces. They didn’t use oil, so basically everything was run off of coal or…
… their clothes in the basement next to the wood stove. This process took a good portion of the day. Drying took all day.
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by Randy Randall
Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.
by Phil Tedrick
A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman
by David Chessey
MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR