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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Media: Ink on paper
Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF
Media: Photographic print
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Owner in 1924: Portland Natural History Society
Use: Land only
Colby originated in 1813 as Maine Literary and Theological Institution and is now a small private liberal arts college of about 1,800 students. A timeline of the history and development of Colby College from 1813 until the present.
Farmington's Normal School -- a teacher-training facility -- opened in 1863 and, over the decades, offered academic programs that included such unique features as domestic and child-care training, and extra-curricular activities from athletics to music and theater.
After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner Bowdoin, which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.
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HISTORY of Biddeford...a Maine river town Text by Renée DesRoberts Research & editorial assistance provided by Sally Leahey, Raymond Gaudette…
… Skowhegan Middle School have been exploring local history topics for the past eight years. These exhibits are clear evidence of rich learning in a…
… a diverse range of themes and topics in Maine history; lesson plans; a gallery of student history projects; online tools that allow site visitors…
My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 11 View All
by Donald Soctomah, Passamaquoddy Historic Preservation Office
Passamaquoddy Veterans Protecting the Homeland
by Henry Gartley
Stories from my immigrant parents, WWII, and my love of history.
by Abbott Mosher
My family settled the Westbrook region and I am a 4th generation paper maker at S.D. Warren.