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Item 64397

Purington Hall, Farmington State Normal School, 1936

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF

Date: 1936

Location: Farmington

Media: black and white photograph

Item 64401

Purington family, Farmington, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF

Date: circa 1890

Location: Farmington

Media: sepia photograph

Item 10506

Converse Purington, Bowdoinham, 1880

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1880

Location: Bowdoinham

Media: Photoprint

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Item 70341

Assessor's Record, 91-95 Pleasant Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Heirs & Widow of Marshall H. Purington

Use: Land only

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Students on porch, Farmington State Normal School, ca. 1928

We Used to be "Normal": A History of F.S.N.S.

Farmington's Normal School -- a teacher-training facility -- opened in 1863 and, over the decades, offered academic programs that included such unique features as domestic and child-care training, and extra-curricular activities from athletics to music and theater.


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Hiram Church, Presque Isle, 1861

Presque Isle and the Civil War

Presque Isle had fewer than 1,000 residents in 1860, but it still felt the impact of the Civil War. About half of the town's men went off to war. Of those, a third died. The effects of the war were widespread in the small community.

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Cottage baby with student nurse, Farmington, ca. 1947

Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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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.