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Historical Items

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Item 27496

E. S. Dingley Corn Shop crew and huskers, Farmington Falls, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Farmington Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Farmington Media: Photographic print

Item 27439

Burnham Morrill Corn Factory, Farmington, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Farmington Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Farmington Media: Postcard

Item 6544

Inspecting whole kernel corn, Fryeburg, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Fryeburg Historical Society Date: circa 1940 Location: Fryeburg Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 53288

84-184 Fore Street, Portland, 1924

Use: Corn Drying House

Item 98965

1929-2013 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Riverton Realty Company Use: Pop Corn Stand

Exhibits

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Canning: A Maine Industry

Maine's corn canning industry, as illuminated by the career of George S. Jewett, prospered between 1850 and 1950.

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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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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.

Site Pages

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Corn Canning Industry

Maine was ranked third in the country in corn packing, behind Illinois and New York. The season lasted a mere three weeks.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - E. S. Dingley Corn Shop, Farmington Falls, ca. 1895

Dingley Corn Shop where corn from area was husked and canned. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory Network.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - E. S. Dingley Corn Shop crew and huskers, Farmington Falls, ca. 1900

Dingley Corn Shop in Farmington Falls. Bushels of corn are in foreground. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory Network.

My Maine Stories

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A Maine Family's story of being Prisoners of War in Manila
by Nicki Griffin

As a child, born after the war, I would hear these stories - glad they were finally written down

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Pandemic ruminations and the death of Rose Cleveland
by Tilly Laskey

Correlations between the 1918 and 2020 Pandemics