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Item 10472

Title: Boarding House, Bangor Theological Seminary, ca. 1894

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library

Date: circa 1894

Location: Bangor

Media: Photograph

Item 15709

Title: Maine Female Seminary, Gorham

Contributed by: Gorham Historical Society

Date: circa 1880

Location: Gorham

Media: print

Item 14465

Title: Seminary Glee Club, Bucksport, 1894

Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society

Date: 1894

Location: Bucksport

Media: Photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 5 View All

Item 76025

Address: Assessor's Record, 716-730 Stevens Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Westbrook Seminary

Use: Chapel

Item 76027

Address: Assessor's Record, 716-730 Stevens Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Westbrook Seminary

Use: Workshop

Item 76028

Address: Assessor's Record, 716-730 Stevens Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Westbrook Seminary

Use: Gymnasium

Exhibits Showing 3 of 7 View All

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

Thomaston Academy, Thomaston, ca. 1871

Away at School: Letters Home

Young men and women in the 19th century often went away from home -- sometimes for a few months, sometimes for longer periods -- to attend academies, seminaries, or schools run by individuals. While there, they wrote letters home, reporting on boarding arrangements and coursework undertaken, and inquired about the family at home.

Exhibit

Maine Soldiers' Relief Association card, Washington

The Sanitary Commission: Meeting Needs of Soldiers, Families

The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.

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Site

Class of 1890, Westbrook Seminary

Abplanalp Library, UNE

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Site

Maine Central Institute

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Site

Hampden Highlands Post Office, circa 1908

Highlighting Historical Hampden

An introduction to Hampden history as presented by students from Reeds Brook Middle School, the Edythe L. Dyer Community Library, and Hampden Historical Society. Areas focused on include early settlement, expansion, Riverside Park, Hampden Academy, important residents, shipyards, the War of 1812, and more.