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Item 28092

Bible fly leaf, Farmington, 1852

Contributed by: Farmington Historical Society

Date: 1852

Location: Farmington

Media: ink on paper

Item 9240

Diary of Thomas Lancaster, New Sharon

Contributed by: New Sharon Historical Committee

Date: 1855 - 1867

Location: New Sharon

Media: paper

Item 22987

School book bag, Mapleton, 1923

Contributed by: Haystack Historical Society

Date: 1923

Location: Mapleton

Media: cloth

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John Merrill and son, Edwin, Leeds, 1860

John Y. Merrill: Leeds Farmer, Entrepreneur, & More

John Y. Merrill of Leeds (1823-1898) made terse entries in diaries he kept for 11 years. His few words still provide a glimpse into the life of a mid 18th century farmer, who also made shoes, quarried stone, moved barns, made healing salves -- and was active in civic affairs.