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Historical Items

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Item 9622

Wording Hall, Ricker Classical Institute, Houlton, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 9617

Ricker Classical Institute production, ca. 1926

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: 1926 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 22799

Ricker Classical Institute music letter, Houlton, 1941

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: 1941 Location: Houlton Media: fabric

Exhibits

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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

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.

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Aroostook Historical and Art Museum

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