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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Agriculture

… of salt fish, molasses barrels and the pot belly stove. The store became a “nucleus for wholesale trade in grain, wool, apples, eggs and maple…

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

Sometimes I built a fire in a long stove, using odd pieces of discarded shovel blocks.” Everyone used the same long-handled dipper to drink from the…

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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Historic Hallowell - Protect and Serve - Hallowell Fire and Police

Until the advent of Franklin Stoves and other enclosed heating systems the average home burned 20 to 30 cords of wood per year--with a resulting high…

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Historic Hallowell - A Post-Revolutionary Generation

… found time to make improvements upon Franklin’s stove and to produce Morgan’s Grammar of the English Language, a highly regarded work which was…

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Life on a Tidal River - Four Famous Bangorians

… a big black kettle and boiled on their Franklin stove. After cooking to the consistency of molasses, it was strained to skim off all remaining bark…