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Patch Display Board, 2013

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department Date: 2013 Location: Waldoboro Media: Wood, textiles

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Gilbert Brown Home, Limestone, ca. 1909

Contributed by: Robert A. Frost Memorial Library Date: circa 1909 Location: Limestone Media: Photographic print

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Martha Osgood on books, music, Litchfield, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1862 Location: Portland; Litchfield; Bridgton; Hollis; Concord Media: Ink on paper

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Otisfield's One-Room Schoolhouses

Many of the one-room schoolhouses in Otisfield, constructed from 1839 through the early twentieth century, are featured here. The photos, most of which also show teachers and children, were taken between 1898 and 1998.


Reading, Writing and 'Rithmetic: Brooklin Schools

When Brooklin, located on the Blue Hill Peninsula, was incorporated in 1849, there were ten school districts and nine one-room school houses. As the years went by, population changes affected the location and number of schools in the area. State requirements began to determine ways that student's education would be handled. Regardless, education of the Brooklin students always remained a high priority for the town.


Biddeford, Saco and the Textile Industry

The largest textile factory in the country reached seven stories up on the banks of the Saco River in 1825, ushering in more than a century of making cloth in Biddeford and Saco. Along with the industry came larger populations and commercial, retail, social, and cultural growth.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Sagadahock House and The Sagadahoc Block

He immediately turned and saw Haley stuck, then raised the alarm. Haley, at the age of 70, died with great accomplishment.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Davenport Memorial and City Hall

… office is at one of the schools, but the school board meetings are still held at City Hall. Also, the Bath Police Department has its own building…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Maritime Tales: Shipyards and Shipwrecks - Page 1 of 2

Most of the pines measured about a yard across and one hundred feet high and grew so close to each other there was no room for limbs to sprout for…

My Maine Stories

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey