Keywords: Town centers
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Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society
Date: circa 1900
Media: Print from Glass Negative
Contributed by: Blue Hill Historical Society
Date: circa 1905
Location: Blue Hill
After being part of the town of Bristol for nearly 150 years, residents of South Bristol determined that their interests would be better served by becoming a separate town and they broke away from the large community of Bristol.
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.
Frank Crockett and photographer J.P. Armbrust took stereo views of Rockland's downtown, industry, and notable homes in the 1870s as a way to promote tourism to the town.
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Brewer is the gateway to coastal communities and Acadia National Park. The city along with Bangor also serves as a trading and distribution center for the coastal areas and towns and cities to the north with the total region having a population of approximately 250,000 people.
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When the Ella P. Burr School was built in 1956, the Lincoln Center school was converted to the VFW building.
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by Katharine Cobey
Moving to Maine and confronting knitting stereotypes
by Mary D. McGuirk
My life and career as a USAF Nurse