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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1915
Contributed by: Strong Historical Society
Date: circa 1892
Media: Slate sheet framed with wood
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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They had to erase all of the chalkboards and pick up the classroom after school. After school, Glenna, her sisters, brothers, and friends would all…
Chalkboards, as they were called because they came in green, continued to be found on the walls of many classrooms for many years.
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