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Historical Items

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Item 18729

Sugar cane harvesting in Cuba, 1873

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1873 Location: Portland Media: Oil painting

Item 1330

Brown's Sugar Refinery ruins after fire, Portland, 1866

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1866-07-04 Location: Portland Media: Stereograph

Item 98603

Webb River & Sugar Loaf Mountain, Dixfield, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Dixfield Media: Postcard

Tax Records

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Item 86777

Storage of Sugar and aGrain, Union Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Ethel F. Baxter and Agents Use: Storage of Sugar and aGrain

Item 86779

10-12 Union Wharf (1/2 interest), Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Clinton L. Baxter Use: Storage-Sugar

Item 86781

10-12 Union Wharf (1/2 interest), Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Clinton L. Baxter and Agents Use: Storage of Sugar and Grain

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 111659

J.B. Brown & Sons block number 1, Portland, 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1910 Location: Portland Client: J. B. Brown & Sons Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Item 111969

J. B. Brown town houses on Neal St., Portland, 1906

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1906 Location: Portland Client: J. B. Brown Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Item 111970

J. B. Brown town houses on West St., Portland, 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1910 Location: Portland Client: J. B. Brown & Sons Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

Maine Sweets: Confections and Confectioners

From chocolate to taffy, Mainers are inventive with our sweet treats. In addition to feeding our sweet tooth, it's also an economic driver for the state.

Exhibit

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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A Focus on Trees

Maine has some 17 million acres of forest land. But even on a smaller, more local scale, trees have been an important part of the landscape. In many communities, tree-lined commercial and residential streets are a dominant feature of photographs of the communities.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Loading sugar beets, Aroostook County, ca. 1975

Sugar beets consequently fell out of favor. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory Network.

Site Page

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Franklin County Agricultural Fair

… of foods, such as butter, cheese, maple sugar and fruits. Samples of other items include: worsted hose (stockings), hats, caps, boots and shoes…

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Camden-Rockport Historical Society

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

My Maine Stories

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Story

Maine and the Atlantic World Slave Economy
by Seth Goldstein

How Maine's historic industries are tied to slavery

Story

Passamaquoddy Maple, reaching back to our ancestral roots
by Marie Harnois

Tribally owned Passamaquoddy Maple is an economic and cultural heritage opportunity

Story

Kim's famous homemade potato donuts
by Kim Smith

Sharing my potato donut memories and recipe