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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - …then came the settlers…

Fancy porcupine-weave basket, Penobscot, 1862Item Contributed byAbbe Museum Living in scattered homesteads and small hamlets, these hardscrabble…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Harvesting Potatoes - Page 9 of 13

… house for picker’s families was usually not as fancy as the farmer’s house. It became know in local parlance as a “picker’s shack”.

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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