Historical ItemsView All Showing 2 of 95
NFBPWC clambake guests eat lobster, Peaks Island, 1925
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1925-07-15 Location: Portland Media: glass negative
Redington-Gilman girls dining, Fairfield, ca. 1955
Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: circa 1955 Location: Fairfield Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Patten Lumbermen's Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Lee Media: Photographic print
Online ExhibitsView All Showing 2 of 25
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.
Cooks and Cookees: Lumber Camp Legends
Stories and tall tales abound concerning cooks and cookees -- important persons in any lumber camp, large or small.
Young men and women in the 19th century often went away from home -- sometimes for a few months, sometimes for longer periods -- to attend academies, seminaries, or schools run by individuals. While there, they wrote letters home, reporting on boarding arrangements and coursework undertaken, and inquired about the family at home.
Site PagesView All Showing 2 of 21
Presque Isle: The Star City - Northern Maine Fair Memories - Page 3 of 3
She eats her hotdogs and watches her grandkids and great grandkids have an awesome time just she as did when she was young.
Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Eureka Hall, Stockholm
It is a popular place for the local people to eat, and many people in the winter come up and end up eating there.
Presque Isle: The Star City - Moving to Maine: There to Here - Page 2 of 3
In Vietnam, there was little to eat, steamed rice, vegetables, and whatever they could find for their supper.
My Maine StoriesView All Showing 2 of 19
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
The best lobster roll in Maine!
by Debbie Gagnon
The history of Red's Eats and the recipe for our famous Lobster Rolls