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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… and what appears to be mashed potatoes, another vegetable and a dessert item. Those identified in the photo are, on the left from front: Roger…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - 1951 School

… and what appears to be mashed potatoes, another vegetable and a dessert item. Those identified in the photo are, on the left from front: Roger…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Ladies Blush apple, Bangor, 1889

… of his landscape designs, and the fruit trees and vegetables he grew. In a journal and scrapbooks he began writing and illustrating in 1864 to…

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Life on a Tidal River - The War Effort

Although vegetables cost less than things like meat because it was more plentiful, families wanted to do as much as they could to save ration tokens.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Moving to Maine: There to Here - Page 2 of 3

… Vietnam, there was little to eat, steamed rice, vegetables, and whatever they could find for their supper.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Farming

… island citizens continued to use the land to grow vegetables and fruits, and raise livestock. Cattle and sheep were brought to the island at an…

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Early Settlement

… hunting, raising cattle, and growing fruits and vegetables. The close proximity to rivers and streams gave early settlers drinking water, a good…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Scarborough Marsh: "Land of Much Grass" - Page 2 of 4

… impacted the area, disturbing the hydrology, soils and natural vegetation and creating opportunities for establishment of invasive plant species.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Mt. Zircon Reservoir - Page 1 of 3

… the task of “removing trees, bushes, and all vegetable matter” was awarded to James McGregor Bros. of Rumford, ME.

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Buttons

Made of vegetable ivory, bakelite, wood, metal, hard rubber, horn, shells, and glass. Carved and painted into the buttons are various designs: lines…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Thomaston is Incorporated - 1777

… Society Local settlers cultivated potatoes and vegetable gardens, hunted game in nearby woods and lived on fish and clams from the river under the…

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Lincoln, Maine - Aaron Woodbury

He also could have sold his vegetables that he made in his garden. That could be why Aaron Woodbury was the second person to come to Lincoln and was…

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

… 1800s production of potatoes and corn and other vegetables was sufficient enough to support at least two canneries, which handled vegetables

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Peru

They planted vegetables and flax for weaving, bought two beef critters, and made other preparations.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Beginnings

… cleared land and planted fruit trees and grew vegetables. They hunted. They made their clothing at home, beginning with raising the sheep and then…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - A Murder In Strong

… on Burnt Knoll, not far from the farm, where the vegetation was beginning to wilt. A closer examination revealed a shallow grave containing the…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - John Frank Stevens

… work sites for two hundred yards around of all vegetation. This is because the two types of mosquitoes which carried the disease could not fly for…

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Blue Hill, Maine - A Real Downeast County Fair

In the Exhibition Hall, there are many vegetable displays, and competitions where produce is judged by size, color and shape.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 2 of 4

… impacted the marsh, destroying soils and natural vegetation. As haying on the marsh declined, cleared inland pastures supplied that need.

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Representative Industries of Cumberland and North Yarmouth

Corn was canned extensively, with other vegetables and fruit handled. While under the management of Merrill Bros., meat was also canned. Charles E.

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Historic Hallowell - Ice Storm Interviews - Page 2 of 2

… suey, or anything that you could stir the frozen vegetables into. And just make big pots of food that people could eat.

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

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

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Skowhegan Community History - A Brief History of the Skowhegan Area

… to grow rye, corn, beans, potatoes and other vegetables to survive. In addition to farming, they would hunt and trap.

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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