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Contributed by: Sebago Historical Society
Date: circa 1915
Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum
Media: Photographic print
Horace W. Shaylor, a native of Ohio, settled in Portland and turned his focus to handwriting, developing several unique books of handwriting instruction. He also was a talented artist.
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.
Public education has been a part of Maine since Euro-American settlement began to stabilize in the early eighteenth century. But not until the end of the nineteenth century was public education really compulsory in Maine.
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Craftsman Item 34813 infoJonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc. Hidden (secret) drawer in children's desk
Craftsman Drop Front Desk, Blue Hill ca. 1800 Item 33904 infoJonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc. This drop-front desk is an example of fine…
Craftsman Children's Desk with secret drawer, Blue Hill, ca. 1800 Item 33902 infoJonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc.