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Contributed by: Sanford Historical Committee
Date: circa 1910
Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society
Date: circa 1915
Location: Smyrna Mills
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Owner in 1924: Peaks Island Methodist Church Trustees
Owner in 1924: Washington Methodist Episcopal Church
The West Baldwin Methodist Church, founded in 1826, was one of three original churches in Baldwin. While its location has remained the same, the church has undergone numerous changes to serve the changing community.
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.