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Farming Pages: AK-GA, HI-IA, ID-IL, KS-LAMA-ME, MN-OH, RI-TX, WA-WI
 

  Massachusetts
 
Hadley
 
Hadley Farm Museum
 
208 Middle Street
 
Hadley  MA  01035    
 
Phone  413 584-3120
 
Web Site  http://www.hadleyonline.com/farmmuseum/
 
Description  history with an agricultural slant in historic barn
 
Type of Resource  Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Building Type  Farm
 
Industry /Profession  Farming
 
Collection G-M  Machinery
 
Collection N-Z  Tools
 
Era      1782
 
New or Updated:  10/16/2003
 

  Harwich

  Brooks Academy Museum

  80 Parallel Street

  Harwich  MA  02645    

  Phone   508 432-8089

  Web Site  http://www.harwichhistoricalsociety.org/

  Description  Cranberry Culture, Charles Cahoon paintings, Crowell carved birds

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type  Schoolhouse

  Industry /Profession Farming

  Collection   Photography

  Era  1844

  Owner/Operator:  Harwich Historical Society

  New or Updated:   4/9/2006

 

  Massachusetts

  Ipswich

  Appleton Farms

  219 County Road

  Ipswich  MA   01938    

  Phone  978 356-5728

  Web Site http://www.thetrustees.org/pages/249_appleton_farms.cfm

  Description  continuously operating farm since 1638, trails, community-supported

                    agriculture, tours

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Agricultural

  Nature of Group or Site  Nature Reserve

  Industry /Profession Farming

  Era  1638

  New or Updated:  4/6/2007

  Massachusetts
 
Lincoln
 
Drumlin Farm Education Center
 
South Great Road
 
Lincoln  MA  01773   
 
Phone  781 259-2200
 
Web Site  http://www.massaudubon.org/Nature_Connection/Sanctuaries/Drumlin_Farm/i                    ndex.html
 
E-mail  mailto:drumlinfarm@massaudubon.org
 
Description  working New England farm complete with animals, nature center
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Agricultural
 
Building Type  Farm
 
Kind of Activity  Living History
 
Nature of Group or Site  Animals
 
Industry /Profession  Farming
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
Owner/Operator:  Mass Audubon
 
New or Updated:  10/26/2003

  Maryland
 
Upper Marlboro
 
Billingsley House Museum
 
6900 Green Landing Road
 
Upper Marlboro     MD
 
Phone    301 627-0730
 
Web Site  http://www.goprincegeorgescounty.com/subsites/visitors/att_hist.htm-                    carousel
 
Description      1740 brick plantation house, adjacent farm museum with antique farm                        equipment, all on 430 acres
 
Type of Resource       House Museum
 
Primary Focus    Agricultural
 
Building Type    Plantation
 
Industry /Profession     Farming
 
Collection G-M      Machinery
 
New or Updated:            11/23/2003
  Maine
 
Littleton
 
Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum
 
1678 US Highway #1
 
Littleton  ME  04730
 
Phone   207 538-9300
 
Web Site  http://www.oldplow.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:info@oldplow.org
 
Description  local farming and household items, models of a potato house, farm home,
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Agriculture
 
Building Type   Schoolhouse
 
Industry /Profession Farming
 
Collection G-M  Models
 
Collection N-Z  Tools
 
New or Updated:  7/14/2004
 

  Washburn

  Benjamin Wilder Farmstead Aroostook Ag Museum

  17 Main St

  Washburn  ME           04786    

  Phone   207 455-4339

  Web Site  http://www.visitaroostook.com/search/search_results_details.cfm?IDNum=63

  E-mail  mailto:smnbrkhs@mfx.net

  Alt Web  http://www.nylandermuseum.org/County-museums.htm

  Description  19th century farmstead with buildings and furnishings

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Agricultural

  Building Type   Farm

  Industry /Profession Farming

  Collection G-M  Machinery

  Era  1870

  Owner/Operator:  Salmon Brook Historical Society

  New or Updated:              1/9/2006

  MI

  East Lansing

  MSU Museum

  West Circle Dr

  East Lansing  MI   48824    

  Phone  517 355-7474

  Alt Phone  517 355-2370

  Web Site http://museum.cl.msu.edu/

  Description  Great Lakes history and natural history, folklife

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Anthropology

  Industry /Profession Farming

  Collection A-F  Baskets

  Collection N-Z  Quilts

  New or Updated:   8/23/2007

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