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Agricultural Maryland - Minnesota

 
  Agricultural Pages AL-DC, DE-IL, KS-MA, MD-MNMO-OK, OR-SD, TX-VA, WA-ZZ  

 

 
  MD
 
Accokeek
 
Accokeek Foundation
 
3400 Bryan Point Road
 
Accokeek  MD  20607  
 
Phone  301 283-2113
 
Web Site  http://www.accokeek.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:accofound@accokeek.org
 
Description  Colonial farming practices and crafts, old fashioned crops
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Agricultural
 
Kind of Activity  Living History
 
Nature of Group or Site  Outdoor
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:  07/14/2003

Maryland
Beltsville
National Agricultural Library
10301 Baltimore Avenue
Beltsville MD 20705
Phone
301 504-5755
Web Site www.nal.usda.gov/
Description federal government's central repository for agricultural information, extensive online indexes
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus Agricultural
Research /Reading Library
Owner/Operator: USDA
Last changed: 02/23/2003

 

  MD

  St Leonard

  Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum

  10115 Mackall Road

  St Leonard  MD   20685    

  Phone  410 586-8500

  Web Site http://www.jefpat.org/

  Toll Free  800 735-2238

  Alt Web http://www.calvert-county.com/patpk.htm

  Description  waterfront park with extensive archaeological sites, 1936 tenant farmer

                    complex, museum and visitor center, site of 1814 Battle of St Leonard

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Agricultural

  Building Type  Farm

  Kind of Activity  Living History

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Archaeology

  Group Identity  Native American

  New or Updated:  4/29/2007

 MD
 
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

Maryland
Westminster
Carroll County Farm Museum
500 South Center Street
Westminster MD   21157
Phone
Web Site
Description
farm house & activities on 182 acre farm
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus Agricultural
Building Type Farm
Kind of Activity Living History
Research or  Library
Reading
Era 1852

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  Maine

  Brewer

  Curran Homestead Living History & Farm Museum

  880 North Main Street

  Brewer  ME   04412    

  Phone  207 989-7468

  Web Site http://www.earlymaine.org/index.php?cat=13

  E-mail  mailto:joshcham@agate.net

  Alt Web http://www.bairnet.org/potw/Curran04/default.htm

  Description  AS OF MAY 2007, their web site is gone - are they? A museum in the

                    making -- a farm has been donated, but funds are being sought to

                    convert it to a living history museum

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Agricultural

  Kind of Activity  Living History

  Era  1890

  New or Updated:  5/11/2007

  ME
  Fryeburg
  Fryeburg Fair Farm Museum
 
203 Main Street
  Fryeburg  ME  04037   
 
Phone  207 935-3268
  Web Site  http://www.fryeburgfair.com/Museum/Museum.html
  Description  located on 150 year old fair grounds, relocated barn & schoolhouse feature demonstrations of traditional crafts
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
  Primary Focus  Agricultural
  Collection N-Z  Telephone
  Owner/Operator:  Fryeburg Fair Association
  New or Updated:  08/01/2003

  ME
 
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

 

  ME

  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

    Michigan

  East Jordan

  Portside Art and Historical Museum

  Elm Pointe Estate

  01656 M-66 South

  East Jordan  MI  49727    

  Phone  231 536-2393

  Web Site http://www.portsideartsfair.org/histsoc.htm

  E-mail   mailto: portsideartsfair@hotmail.com

  Alt Web http://www.hsmichigan.org/eastjordan/portsideart.php

  Description  local history featuring lumbering andf agricultural past

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Agricultural

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Genealogy

  Industry /Profession Logging

  Collection  Photography

  New or Updated:   8/22/2007

Michigan
Portage
Celery Flats Interpretive Center and Historical Archive
7335 Garden Lane
Portage MI   49002
Phone 616 329-4410
Web Site http://www.kalamazoomi.com/celery.htm
Alt Web http://www.rootsweb.com/~mikalama/celery.htm -PORTAGE%20BICENTENNIAL%20PARK
Description Historical Interpretive Center of celery farm, canoe & bicycle rentals, trail, theatre, amphitheatre, schoolhouse, grain elevator
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Agricultural
Kind of Activity Performance

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Hendricks
Buffalo Ridge Two-Cylinder Club
Hendricks MN
Phone
*****
Web Site http://itctel.com/~polson/tractors.html
E-Mail mailto:pitz@itctel.com
Description club holds annual antique tractor show with focus on John Deere equipment
Collection G-M Machinery
Primary Focus Agricultural

Minnesota
St Paul
Gibbs Farm Museum
2097 Larpenteur Avenue W
St Paul MN   55113
Phone 651 646-8629
Web Site www.rchs.com/gbbsfm2.htm
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Agricultural
Building Type Farm

  MN
 
Waseca
 
Minnesota Agricultural Interpretive Center
 
7367 360th Avenue
 
Waseca           MN    56093    
 
Phone   507 835-2052
 
Web Site  http://www.farmamerica.org/
 
Description  experiential learning with 1850s and 1930s farms, additional buildings
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Agricultural
 
Kind of Activity   Living History
 
Industry /Profession Farming
 
New or Updated:   12/4/2003

 


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