Keywords: apple picking
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Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF
Date: circa 1922
Media: Photographic print
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.
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.
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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.
… 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.
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…