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Item 80667

Title: Letter to Sarah Tarbox from brother Valentine, 1844

Contributed by: Westport Island History Committee

Date: 1844-06-04

Location: Westport Island; Readfield

Media: ink on paper

Item 80420

Title: Letter to Sarah Tarbox from brother Valentine, 1841

Contributed by: Westport Island History Committee

Date: 1841-08-22

Location: Richmond; Kents Hill; Readfield

Media: ink on paper

Item 80660

Title: Letter to Sarah Tarbox from cousin Warren Brown, 1841

Contributed by: Westport Island History Committee

Date: 1841-04-03

Location: Westport Island; Readfield; Kents Hill

Media: ink on paper

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Thomaston Academy, Thomaston, ca. 1871

Away at School: Letters Home

Young men and women in the 19th century often went away from home -- sometimes for a few months, sometimes for longer periods -- to attend academies, seminaries, or schools run by individuals. While there, they wrote letters home, reporting on boarding arrangements and coursework undertaken, and inquired about the family at home.

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Fales Edgarton House, Thomaston, ca. 1870

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea

The history of a town on the northern bank of the St. George River, as told by representatives from Thomaston Historical Society, Thomaston Public Library, Montpelier: the General Henry Knox Museum, and students from Georges Valley High School. Architecture, General Knox, the Civil War, the Great Depression, and the state prison are some of the topics covered.