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Item 101185

Normal School students eating apples, Farmington, ca. 1922

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: circa 1922 Location: Farmington 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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Prisoners of War

Mainers have been held prisoners in conflicts fought on Maine and American soil and in those fought overseas. In addition, enemy prisoners from several wars have been brought to Maine soil for the duration of the war.

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Field & Homefront: Bethel during the Civil War

Like many towns, Bethel responded to the Civil War by sending many soldiers and those at the homefront sent aid and supported families. The town grew during the war, but suffered after its end.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Adventures in Aroostook County - Page 2 of 3

He told the boys not to pick that apple, “or we’d get our butts kicked.” There was a window on the house facing the tree with the apple.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Potato Harvest Memories - Page 5 of 5

… to go into the woods, but Edwena did go and pick apples. One farmer’s wife would bring everybody ice cream cookies and something to drink.

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Guilford, Maine - BUSINESSES - Page 3 of 3

The bed and breakfast sits where part of an apple orchard used to be. The orchard ran up the ill in the middle of Guilford, and four of the remaining…

My Maine Stories

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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.

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Growing up DownEast
by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast