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Item 64269

Title: Model School Classroom, Farmington State Normal School, 1917

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF

Date: 1917

Location: Farmington

Media: sepia photograph

Item 16874

Title: Hand-pump fire engine model, Portland, ca. 1850

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1850

Location: Portland

Media: Wood, paint

Item 28094

Title: Students and Teachers at Farmington Model School, 1884

Contributed by: Farmington Historical Society

Date: 1884

Location: Farmington

Media: Sepia Photograph

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Exhibit

Writing on the board, North School, c. 1915

Back to School

Public education has been a part of Maine since Euro-American settlement began to stabilize in the early eighteenth century. But not until the end of the nineteenth century was public education really compulsory in Maine.

Exhibit

Stone house with clipped gables, 974 Sawyer Street, South Portland, c. 1920s

Sylvan Site: A Model Development

Frederick Wheeler Hinckley, a Portland lawyer and politician, had grand visions of a 200-home development when he began the Sylvan Site in South Portland in 1917. The stock market crash in 1929 put a halt to his plans, but by then he had built 37, no two of which were alike.

Exhibit

Page Terrace, Fairfield, ca. 1930

Good Will-Hinckley: Building a Landscape

The landscape at the Good Will-Hinckley campus in Fairfield was designed to help educate and influence the orphans and other needy children at the school and home.

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Site

John Bapst High School basketball Booster button, Bangor, ca. 1950

John Bapst Memorial High School

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site

1794 map of Farmington

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown

The history of Farmington as depicted by representatives from Farmington Historical Society, Farmington Public Library, Center for Community GIS, University of Maine at Farmington, and the Mallett School. Topics covered include education, culture, early settlers, important residents, agriculture, and a special section on maps.

Site

Oldest known photograph of Guilford, Covered Bridge, ca. 1850

Guilford, Maine

An extensive history of a small central Maine town as compiled by team members from Guilford Historical Society and Piscataquis Community Middle School, with input from Guilford Memorial Library, Guilford Economic Development Board, and the Guilford’s town office. Manufacturing, festive events, historic buildings, notable veterans, and education, are covered in depth.