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Feature of the Week – May 20th, 2022

This week’s “Museum Feature of the Week”, is the Fire Extinguisher! This small water tank, included a hand pump and hose. The hose attaches to a short brass spray wand. It was designed to be worn on the back and used to put out small fires. This was commonly used in the 1960s. It has […]

Feature of the Week – May 13th, 2022

This week’s “Museum Feature of the Week”, is the Dairy Wagon! It was common practice in Maine for dairy farmers to deliver milk from their own cows to homes and business in their local area – usually seven days a week. This wagon began being used in the early 1900s. At first they used tin […]

Feature of the Week – May 6th, 2022

This week’s “Museum Feature of the Week”, is the Dental Chair and Wagon! Dr. Henry Mansfield was a lifelong resident and dentist of Jonesport, Maine. Several times a year he transported this chair and equipment, including a pedal powered drill, to the towns of Columbia Falls, Addison, Machiasport and Harrington in Washington County in order […]