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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Corn Canning Industry

Corn Canning Industry By 1913, Maine employed 7,000 people in corn factories, one-third of them women.

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Lubec, Maine - Canning Sardines in Lubec: Technology, the Syndicate and Labor

At least two of them were part of the Seacoast Canning cartel: Columbian Canning and the firm of Mawhinney and Ramsdell. Perhaps Union was also.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Index

… Stone - People Chester Greenwood - People Corn Canning Industry - Agriculture Culture - Main Page Early Settlers - Main Page Elizabeth Akers Allen…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Agriculture

… Industry.) Challenges Burnham and Morrill Canning Factory at Center Bridge The Sandy River has flooded the Burnham and Morrill canning

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Chester Greenwood

… & carriage builder and a businessman in the Corn Canning Industry. All of the boys in the family had that same tendency to the creative and the…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Early Settlers

Early Settlers Click the icon for a map of the locations of early settler's homesteads X By Nancy Porter, Researcher & Page Creator With…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - The Abbott School

The Abbott School Farmington Historical Society The Abbot Family came to Farmington in 1836 when Jacob Abbot purchased “Few Acres”, the former…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Lowell's General Store, Commerce, & the Railroad

Lowell's General Store, Commerce, & the Railroad E.H. Lowell, West Farmington, Maine This stencil was used to mark crates and…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Railroad into the Village

Railroad into the Village The railroad reached Farmington by the end of 1859, but the depot was on the West side of the river.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Culture

Culture Click the icon to see locations of cultural sites in Farmington (past and present) X Artifact research and descriptions by Jean…

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

Farmington's Agricultural Pursuits In the early 1800’s, as farms became more established, crops in Farmington expanded to include clover for cattle…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Bob Marley

Bob Marley By Noor Hussein​. The University of Maine at Farmington, class of 2022 Robert Cochrane Marley Jr. (a.k.a.