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Item 9617

Title: Ricker Classical Institute production, 1926

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: 1926

Location: Houlton

Media: Monochrome photograph

Item 9622

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

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1900

Location: Houlton

Media: Photograph

Item 22799

Title: Ricker Classical Institute music letter, Houlton, 1941

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: 1941

Location: Houlton

Media: fabric

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Exhibit

Westbrook Seminary students, ca. 1855

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

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.

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Site

Moose in the Aroostook Woods, 1895

Aroostook Historical and Art Museum

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