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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.