Keywords: Congregational Church
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Contributed by: Hampden Historical Society
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society
Date: circa 2006
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Address: 790-792 Stevens Avenue, Portland
Owner in 1924: Stevens Avenue Congregational Church
Address: 16 Fobes Street, Portland
Owner in 1924: Congregational Church Bldg. Society
After the American Revolution, settlers on Maine's frontier -- away from the coast -- brought with them religions that were quite different in belief and practice from the traditional New England Congregationalists.
The history of a small western Maine community north of Farmington as told by a team consisting of Strong Historical Society, Strong Elementary School, and Strong Public Library. Exhibit topics include Strong's prominence in the wood products industry (it was once the "Toothpick Capital of the World"), the "Bridge that Changed the Map," schools and educational history, clubs and organizations, "Fly Rod" Crosby, the first Maine guide, and a rich student section related to the Civil War and post-Civil War era in the town.