Keywords: Sitting room
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Contributed by: Monson Historical Society
Date: circa 1900
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society
Media: booklet/ink on paper
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.
In 1892 five physicians -- William H. Simmons, William C. Mason, Walter H. Hunt, Everett T. Nealey, and William E. Baxter -- realized the need for a hospital in the city of Bangor had become urgent and they set about providing one.
Yarmouth's "Third Falls" provided the perfect location for papermaking -- and, soon, for producing soda pulp for making paper. At the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th, Yarmouth was an international leader in soda pulp production.
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To the left, sitting on the ladder is J. A. Davidson, Supervisor. Submitted by: Zachery Pratt
… next to him, daughter Helen, left, and son Jacob, sitting on the floor, enjoy some relaxation at this rustic fishing camp.
Bell acquired this parlor car and the rails it sits on. When the tracks were pulled, this piece of the siding was left in place with the car on it.
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