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Item 81072

One Room Schoolhouse in Day District, Monson ca. 1900

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Monson Media: Photographic print

Item 82253

Main Street, Decoration Day, Rockland, ca. 1875

Contributed by: Rockland Historical Society Date: circa 1875 Location: Rockland Media: Stereograph

Item 82224

Munjoy Hill Pump Station Interior, Portland, ca. 1931

Contributed by: Portland Water District Date: circa 1931 Location: Portland Media: Lantern slide


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Great War and Armistice Day

In 1954, November 11 became known as Veterans Day, a time to honor American veterans of all wars. The holiday originated, however, as a way to memorialize the end of World War I, November 11, 1918, and to "perpetuate peace through good will and mutual understanding between nations." Mainers were involved in World War I as soldiers, nurses, and workers on the homefront aiding the military effort.


Reading, Writing and 'Rithmetic: Brooklin Schools

When Brooklin, located on the Blue Hill Peninsula, was incorporated in 1849, there were ten school districts and nine one-room school houses. As the years went by, population changes affected the location and number of schools in the area. State requirements began to determine ways that student's education would be handled. Regardless, education of the Brooklin students always remained a high priority for the town.


A Focus on Trees

Maine has some 17 million acres of forest land. But even on a smaller, more local scale, trees have been an important part of the landscape. In many communities, tree-lined commercial and residential streets are a dominant feature of photographs of the communities.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

After the district system of rural education was abolished, this building was boarded-up and soon fell into disrepair.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Groups, Clubs & Organizations - Page 2 of 3

In its early days, the GAR limited its activities merely to fraternal activities. Members soon began discussing politics, and their growing interest…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Mt. Zircon Reservoir - Page 1 of 3

day; the first foreman was to receive $4.00 per day for a nine-hour day; and other foremen were to receive $3.00 per day for the nine-hour day.