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Historical Items

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Item 29974

North Yarmouth farm, ca. 1900

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

Item 34227

Vaughan Farm, Employee housing, Hallowell, ca. 1933

Contributed by: Emma Clark Weeks through Hubbard Free Library Date: circa 1933 Location: Hallowell Media: Photographic print

Item 36598

City Farm, Biddeford, ca. 1935

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1935 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 34459

Assessor's Record, 238 Brackett Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: The Rosemont Farm, Inc. Use: Garage

Item 32758

45-47 Boyd Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: The Rosemont Farm Inc. Style: Italianate Use: Apartment

Item 70145

183 Pearl Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: The Rosemont Farm, Inc. Use: Apartments

Exhibits

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Farm-yard Frames

Throughout New England, barns attached to houses are fairly common. Why were the buildings connected? What did farmers or families gain by doing this? The phenomenon was captured in the words of a children's song, "Big house, little house, back house, barn," (Thomas C. Hubka <em>Big House, Little House, Back House, Barn, the Connected Farm Buildings of New England,</em> University Press of New England, 1984.)

Exhibit

Great Cranberry Island's Preble House

The Preble House, built in 1827 on a hilltop over Preble Cove on Great Cranberry Island, was the home to several generations of Hadlock, Preble, and Spurling family members -- and featured in several books.

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Mural mystery in Westport Island's Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House

The Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House, a well-preserved Greek Revival house on Westport Island, has a mystery contained within--a panoramic narrative mural. The floor-to-ceiling mural contains eight painted panels that create a colorful coastal seascape which extends through the front hallway and up the stairwell. The name of the itinerant painter has been lost over time, can you help us solve the mystery of who he or she was?

Site Pages

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Skyline Farm

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Farm Life

… early, at five o’ clock, to do chores around the farm and house. She worked in the gardens. She also had a garden after she got married.

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Skyline Farm - Making and Preserving History

By the summer of 2000, the Skyline Farm organization and the Sowles family arranged a purchase with a conservation easement through the Royal River…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Aroostook Potato Harvest: Perspective of a Six Year Old
by Phyllis A. Blackstone

A child's memory of potato harvest in the 1950s

Story

Apple Time - a visit to the ancestral farm
by Randy Randall

Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.

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My father's world - the old farm in Richmond, Maine
by Donald C. Cunningham

A story about my father and our family.