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Historical Items

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Item 12951

Climax Seed Potato Cutter

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Littleton Media: Wood

Item 12946

Aroostook Potato Seed Cutter, Littleton, c. 1920

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

Item 12956

Seed potato cutting bench, Littleton, c. 1930

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1930 Location: Littleton Media: Wood

Exhibits

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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.

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Good Will-Hinckley: Building a Landscape

The landscape at the Good Will-Hinckley campus in Fairfield was designed to help educate and influence the orphans and other needy children at the school and home.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Potato Harvest Memories - Page 2 of 5

The seeds were potatoes from the year before. The potatoes would be on a rack and as they went by, Edwena would cut them into four pieces.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - History of Presque Isle

The potato became so important that in 1913 Thomas Phair and other leading Presque Isle businessmen convinced the state legislature to fund the…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Arthur R. Gould

… Historical Society In 1907, Gould provided the seed money and encouragement to replace the wooden bridge originally built across the Presque Isle…

My Maine Stories

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History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

This is a history of one of Portland's oldest local bars