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Historical Items

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Item 9407

Bird Macey and fire horses, Presque Isle, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Presque Isle Fire Department Date: circa 1920 Location: Presque Isle Media: Photoprint

Item 103361

C. F. Achorn and horses, Coopers Mills, Whitefield, ca. 1908

Contributed by: Whitefield Historical Society Date: circa 1908 Location: Whitefield Media: Postcard

Item 8356

Horses pulling log sled, 1924

Contributed by: Patten Lumbermen's Museum Date: 1924 Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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We Used to be "Normal": A History of F.S.N.S.

Farmington's Normal School -- a teacher-training facility -- opened in 1863 and, over the decades, offered academic programs that included such unique features as domestic and child-care training, and extra-curricular activities from athletics to music and theater.

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400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most debated topics in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people--the Wabanaki--permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.

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The Arrival of Winter

The astronomical arrival of winter -- also known as the winter solstice -- marks the year's shortest day and the season of snow and cold. It usually arrives on December 21.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Harvesting Potatoes - Page 2 of 13

… the digger and powered the digger mechanism, the horses tired easily. They had to rest frequently or were replaced by another team of horses.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Andrew Smith Store

The store ran in the period of Swan's Island history when the steamboat still connected island residents to Rockland.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 2 of 4

Transportation Before the days of automobiles, horses were the means of transportation. People treated their horses well, and most towns had one or…