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Historical Items

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Item 10010

Wooden butter paddle

Contributed by: L'Heritage Vivant Living Heritage Date: circa 1900 Location: Van Buren Media: Wood

Item 10011

Wooden butter bowl

Contributed by: L'Heritage Vivant Living Heritage Date: circa 1900 Location: Van Buren Media: Wood

Item 10009

Wooden butter paddle

Contributed by: L'Heritage Vivant Living Heritage Date: circa 1900 Location: Van Buren Media: Wood

Tax Records

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Item 57453

9 Hanover Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Ella M. Butters Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 35601

885-889 Brighton Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Amos Ashnault Use: Store

Item 76249

32-34 South Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William J. O'Neil Use: Dwelling - Single Family & Store

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

Lt. Charles A. Garcelon, 16th Maine

The son of Maine's surgeon general and nephew of a captain in the 16th Maine, Charles A. Garcelon of Lewiston served in Co. I of the 16th Maine. His letters home in the first 17 months of his service express his reflections on war and his place in it.

Exhibit

Blueberries to Potatoes: Farming in Maine

Not part of the American "farm belt," Maine nonetheless has been known over the years for a few agricultural items, especially blueberries, sweet corn, potatoes, apples, chickens and dairy products.

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How Sweet It Is

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.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Presque Isle: The Star City - Farm Life

Her children would help their mother churn the butter. They also brought the butter to the customers and collect money.

Site Page

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Agricultural Statistics of the Colony, 1870 to 1880

… - 530 pigs - 175 chickens - 1920 cheese - 1 ton butter - 7 tons wheat, rye, buckwheat and oats - 17,982 bushels potatoes - 25,007 bushels peas…

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Historic Hallowell - Shipping

… 10 bundles 3 barrels 1 gallon of rum 6 pounds of butter 1 barrel of molasses 1 cask of raisins 1 cask of oil 1 bundle of bed springs 54 1/2 of…

My Maine Stories

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Story

The best lobster roll in Maine!
by Debbie Gagnon

The history of Red's Eats and the recipe for our famous Lobster Rolls

Story

Shax and laxoox: tea with milk and Somali bread.
by Kheyro Jama

Lahooh (laxoox) is a food staple in East Africa, enjoyed for breakfast, lunch, or dinner

Story

Finding and cooking fiddleheads with my parents
by Brian J. Theriault

My father has been picking and eating fiddleheads almost all his life, Mom prepares and stores them