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Historical Items

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Item 99328

Dixfield Center School Roster, Dixfield Common, 1896-7.

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society Date: 1896 Location: Dixfield Media: black ink on cardstock

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Item 99439

Schoolhouse at Dixfield Common, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Dixfield Media: Photographic print

Item 80508

Ethlyn and Cleon Adams, Jr., Dixfield Common, 1937

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society Date: 1937 Location: Dixfield Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

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George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.

Site Pages

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Dixfield - Page 5 of 5

… Town of Dixfield Records "The Early History of Dixfield Maine", DHS and Dixfield Bicentennial Committee, 1976 George J.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Dixfield - Page 3 of 5

… a stage line that connected East Dixfield with Dixfield Common, thence to the Village. Horses pulled the stage over roads that are closed today.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Dixfield - Page 1 of 5

They were Dixfield Common or Center, East Dixfield, and Dixfield Village. Upon its incorporation on June 21, 1803, these three sections grew into…