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Item 98788

Patch Display Board, 2013

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department

Date: 2013

Location: Waldoboro

Media: Wood, textiles

Item 75078

Gilbert Brown Home, Limestone, ca. 1909

Contributed by: Robert A. Frost Memorial Library

Date: circa 1909

Location: Limestone

Media: Photographic print

Item 80959

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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Bell Hill School, Otisfield, ca. 1899

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.

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West Brooklin School, ca. 1929

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.

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Pepperell Manufacturing fire insurance map, 1929

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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Sagadahock House, Bath, 1894

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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Construction of Davenport Memorial City Hall, Bath, 1928

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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Pine Point Boatyard, Scarborough, 1928

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…

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Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey


MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR