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Historical Items

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Item 12956

Seed potato cutting bench, Littleton, c. 1930

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

Item 12949

Brown Company Automated seed potato cutting system, Littleton, c. 1955

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1955 Location: Littleton Media: Steel

Item 12951

Climax Seed Potato Cutter

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1900 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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Gifts From Gluskabe: Maine Indian Artforms

According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.

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Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

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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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - WWI Impact on Farmington's Agriculture

They also offered fertilizer and seed in any quantity. Clarence Titcomb was awarded a $75 scholarship in 1918 by “the Maine Canner’s Association for…

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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…