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Historical Items

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Item 28445

Brick from Montpelier, Thomaston, 1794

Contributed by: Montpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum Date: circa 1794 Location: Thomaston Media: brick

Item 16516

Farm House at Montpelier, ca. 1865

Contributed by: Montpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum Date: circa 1865 Location: Thomaston Media: Stereograph

Item 27820

Old Church on the Hill, Thomaston, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Montpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum Date: circa 1950 Location: Thomaston Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Back to School

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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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.

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Blueberries to Potatoes: Farming in Maine

Not part of the American "farm belt," Maine nonetheless has been known over the years for a few agricultural items, especially blueberries, sweet corn, potatoes, apples, chickens and dairy products.

Site Pages

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Bath's Historic Downtown - History Overview

Downtown from 1759 to 1815 The center of shipbuilding activity and settlement in the latter half of the 18th century was in what is now known as the…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox: Shipping

… and kept running in his employ in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. In his papers, there is evidence of three major ships that he…

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Camden-Rockport Historical Society

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