Keywords: Gilman High School
The Gilman Street building began its life in 1913 as Waterville High School, but served from 1978 to 1986 as the campus of Kennebec Valley Vocational Technical Institute. The building helped the school create a sense of community and an identity.
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.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is best know as a poet, but he also was accomplished in drawing and music. He shared his love of drawing with most of his siblings. They all shared the frequent activity of drawing and painting with their children. The extended family included many professional as well as amateur artists, and several architects.
Central School always had a food booth. In later years, junk auctions became popular. These were when people would sell junk that they didn't need…
The school was enlarged in 1907 and named Gilman High School in honor of Daniel Coit Gilman. This is the bell from the second school in Northeast…