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Item 11754

Title: Map of towns laid out along the Androscoggin River, ca. 1760, Map #74

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1760

Location: Livermore Falls; Canton; Mexico; Jay; Leeds

Media: Ink on paper

Item 79091

Title: The Holman Family Reunion and Homestead, Dixfield, ca. 1911

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society

Date: circa 1911

Location: Dixfield

Media: black and white framed photograph

Item 99439

Title: Schoolhouse at Dixfield Common, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Location: Dixfield

Media: black and white photograph

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Exhibit

Westbrook Seminary students, ca. 1855

Westbrook Seminary: Educating Women

Westbrook Seminary, built on Stevens Plain in 1831, was founded to educate young men and young women. Seminaries traditionally were a form of advanced secondary education. Westbrook Seminary served an important function in admitting women students, for whom education was less available in the early and mid nineteenth century.

Exhibit

Sgt. Nelson W. Jones, 3rd Maine Infantry, ca. 1862

This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War

For Mainers like many other people in both the North and the South, the Civil War, which lasted from 1861-1865, had a profound effect on their lives. Letters, artifacts, relics, and other items saved by participants at home and on the battlefield help illuminate the nature of the Civil War experience for Mainers.

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Site

Welcome to Strong sign, Strong, ca. 1950

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village

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.

Site

Front Street, From Post Office Square, Bath. ca. 1930

Bath's Historic Downtown

The history of downtown Bath as created by the students of Bath Middle School, with assistance from members of the Sagadahoc History & Genealogy Room at the Patten Free Library and Bath Historical Society. Seventeen exhibits examine various historic blocks in the downtown section of the city.

Site

John and Mary Towle Jr. homestead, Dixfield, ca. 1900

Dixfield Historical Society

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