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Item 80447

Maine Central Institute Class of 1890, Pittsfield

Contributed by: Maine Central Institute

Date: 1890

Location: Pittsfield

Media: Photographic print

Item 7380

Otisfield Central School, Otisfield, ca. 1990

Contributed by: Otisfield Historical Society

Date: circa 1990

Location: Otisfield

Media: Photographic print

Item 81385

Maine Central Institute Recruitment Pamphlet, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Maine Central Institute

Date: circa 1905

Location: Pittsfield

Media: Ink on Paper

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Writing on the board, North School, Portland, ca. 1915

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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Bell Hill School, Otisfield, ca. 1899

Otisfield's One-Room Schoolhouses

Many of the one-room schoolhouses in Otisfield, constructed from 1839 through the early twentieth century, are featured here. The photos, most of which also show teachers and children, were taken between 1898 and 1998.

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Blue Hill Academy graduates, 1894

Graduation Season

Graduations -- and schools -- in the 19th through the first decade of the 20th century often were small affairs and sometimes featured student presentations that demonstrated what they had learned. They were not necessarily held in May or June, what later became the standard "end of the school year."

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Maine Central Institute

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Ice Storm, Academy Street, Hallowell, 1998

Historic Hallowell - Central Maine Power

Central Maine Power Ice Storm, Academy Street, Hallowell, 1998Item Contributed byHubbard Free Library CMP Overview CMP crews are the reason…

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School Bell, Islesboro, ca. 1880

Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Schools

Islesboro Central School, ca. 1955Item Contributed byIslesboro Historical Society At the present time, plans are made to bring major renovation to…

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 3 View All

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A poem about my experiences in Vietnam

by Doug Rawlings


A poem about my experiences in Vietnam

Story

Service in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan by MAJ Adam R. Cote

by Adam R. Cote


Military Service has had a deep impact my life

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How the first chapter Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine

by Doug Rawlings


Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine and is now an international movement