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Presque Isle: The Star City - Dairy Farms Memories - Page 2 of 2

Dairy Farms Memories Holstein dairy cow, New Sweden, ca. 1922Nylander Museum Albert’s father worked many jobs.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Dairy Farms Memories - Page 1 of 2

Dairy Farms Memories Dairy cattle, Woodland, ca. 1922Nylander Museum Text by Rachel, a student at Presque Isle Middle School Images by Maine…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Carroll's Auto Sales - Page 1 of 3

My other job I worked was as a dairy boy. I would go to work at four in the morning for the dairy farm.

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Early Maine Photography - Landscape Photography - Page 2 of 2

… a cost standpoint, circular sawed lumber made possible the large barns required by the emerging dairy industry in the post-Civil War period.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 3 of 17

… the hardship of the war, perishable items such as dairy and produce became more popular, which in turn required more preservation.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - 1840 U.S. Census Questions

… is the value of the products of your orchard? Dairy? Homemade or family goods? 10. What was the value of your market garden in 1839? 11.

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Our Shared History - Page 3 of 4

North Yarmouth’s last dairy operation, Norman and Marion Reed's Cedar Spring Farm, closed in 1977. The agricultural heritage is still evident in area…

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

Dairy, sugar and bread products, apples, pears, farming tools, carriages and harnesses. Also, quilts and spreads, carpets, rugs and plants, fancy…

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

An ell and large dairy barn were added in the 1860s creating a connected farm, which was a typical New England architectural style.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Lincoln Block

… it to keep things cold, so produce, meats, and dairy goods would stay fresh longer. Lincoln Bank Check, Bath, 1853Item Contributed byPatten…

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Life on a Tidal River - The War Effort

… were for things like meat, fish, butter, fat, and dairy goods. Rationing Gas The OPA, the Office of Price Administration, was in charge of…

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Cumberland Historical Society

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United Society of Shakers

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Blue Hill, Maine - In Search of the Rustic Life

… homestead offered its guests fresh produce and dairy products from local farms. The Homestead offered activities, like sailing expeditions, music…

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Historic Hallowell - Ice Cutting and Ice Houses on the Bombahook

… by air ducts to the ice storage space for storing dairy products and meats. The recommended packing, or insulation, was made up of sawdust…

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Historic Hallowell - Ice Cutting and Ice Houses on the Bombahook

… by air ducts to the ice storage space for storing dairy products and meats. The recommended packing, or insulation, was made up of sawdust…

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Skowhegan Community History - The Skowhegan Island

… high school, two churches, the fire station, a dairy treat -- one of the first in Maine -- and a new factory built to replace other old mills.

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Guilford, Maine - The Next Fifty Years 1916-1966

… Sporting Goods store came to Town as did Guilford Dairy, Goulette’s IGA and Davis Brother’s Furniture.

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Blue Hill, Maine - Discover the Story of Blue Hill - Page 4 of 4

… hung on and there were at least five commercial dairies in town before the Second World War. Blueberries were always a commercial crop, some hand…

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Businesses and Cottage Industries

… the latest footwear, the vegetable truck, the dairy wagon and even the local merchant who arrived in a large panel truck, laden with dresses and…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - History of Presque Isle

… grass seed to be shipped downstate, and produced dairy products for the residents of the town and surrounding area.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - History Overview

Oakhurst Dairy, on Centre Street since 1929, and wholesale food distributer S. Prawer & Co., on Front Street just north of Summer Street since 1944…

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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