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Historical Items

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Item 19024

Bread-making recollection, Monticello, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1930 Location: Monticello Media: MP3

Item 17134

Bread board, Littleton, c. 1920

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1920 Location: Littleton Media: Wood

Item 17136

Flour sifter, Littleton, c. 1920

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1920 Location: Littleton Media: Tin

Exhibits

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Giving Thanks

Cultures from the ancient Greeks and Chinese to contemporary societies have set aside time to give thanks, especially for the harvest. In 1941, the United States set a permanent date for the observance.

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Cooks and Cookees: Lumber Camp Legends

Stories and tall tales abound concerning cooks and cookees -- important persons in any lumber camp, large or small.

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Lt. Charles Bridges: Getting Ahead in the Army

Sgt. Charles Bridges of Co. B of the 2nd Maine Infantry was close to the end of his two years' enlistment in early 1863 when he took advantage of an opportunity for advancement by seeking and getting a commission as an officer in the 3rd Regiment U.S. (Colored) Volunteers.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Earning Our Keep

… Free Library How do you earn your daily bread? How do you keep the roof over head? Where do you toil the whole day long? How do you manage to get…

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Blue Hill, Maine - John Edward Horton, Civil War Soldier

He mentions eating rice soup, bean soup, and bread and makes it clear that there was very little meat.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Continental Paper Bag Company

… flour, groceries, clothing, confectioneries, and bread in more than 35 different sizes and more than 20 brands.

My Maine Stories

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Beef Cutlet always reminds me of home in Iran
by Parivash Rohani

Making beef cutlet in Maine connects me to my home in Iran and my Baha'i faith.

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Catching live bait with Grandfather
by Randy Randall

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

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The Village Cafe - A Place We Called Home
by Michael Fixaris

The Village Cafe was more than a restaurant. It was an extension of our homes and our families.