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Keywords: Caribou High School

Historical Items

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Item 12449

W.S. Knowlton, Caribou, 1889

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library Date: 1889 Location: Caribou Media: Photographic print

Item 26428

Caribou High School, 1895

Contributed by: Mark & Emily Turner Memorial Library Date: 1895 Location: Caribou Media: Photographic print

Item 12924

High School play, Caribou, 1902

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library Date: 1902-11-25 Location: Caribou Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Back to School

Public education has been a part of Maine since Euro-American settlement began to stabilize in the early eighteenth century. But not until the end of the nineteenth century was public education really compulsory in Maine.

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Maine Eats: the food revolution starts here

From Maine's iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine's identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine's culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.

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Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper.

Site Pages

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Project Partners

… Diane DuBois, Library Director 30 High Street, Caribou 207-493-4214 ddubois@caribou-public.lib.me.us Be sure to visit the library's website at…

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Maine Railroads

… passenger train to attend high school in nearby Caribou. The booming businesses in Stockholm relied on the train to transport manufactured goods…

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - The Colony Continues to Grow, 1874 - 1900

… rail system would provide a means for students to attend high school in nearby Caribou and spectators to attend the Winter Carnivals in the 1930s.

My Maine Stories

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Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life