Living historical museums
Subject Source: Afs Ethnographic Thesaurus
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Curran Family Homestead Project
Scope and Contents The collection focuses on the Curran Family Homestead, a living history museum in Orrington, Maine. Interview topics include: memories of Alfred, Eddie, and Catherine Curran; dairy farming in East Orrington during the first half of the twentieth century; MA Crook and Sons Hillside Dairy; relationship between the Kimball family and the Currans; swimming in the Fields Pond in the summer; tobogganing on the Curran property in the winter; a genealogy of the Curran family; growing up in Orrington...
Maine Forest and Logging Museum Records
Identifier: SpC MS 1763
Scope and Contents Collection, 1957-1998, includes documents and files about the Maine Forest and Logging Museum in Bradley, Maine. Specifically includes information about Leonard's Mills Dam and Chemo Pond documenting elevation data, recorded water levels, and restoration/alteration projects and proposals. Also included are the executive committee's and the board of director's meeting records and member lists. Correspondence files include letters from the Department of Environmental Protection, the...