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Presque Isle: The Star City - Potato Harvest Memories - Page 2 of 5

"The seeds were potatoes from the year before. The potatoes would be on a rack and as they went by, Edwena would cut them into four pieces."

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Presque Isle: The Star City - History of Presque Isle

"The potato became so important that in 1913 Thomas Phair and other leading Presque Isle businessmen convinced the state legislature to fund the…"

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Arthur R. Gould

"… Historical Society In 1907, Gould provided the seed money and encouragement to replace the wooden bridge originally built across the Presque Isle…"

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Stephen Titcomb and the Settlement of the Sandy River Valley

"… kept well and the settlers used the potatoes for seed that year. Other important facts are known about Stephen and his family."