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Historical Items

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Item 21023

John Hubbard on female seminary, 1850

Contributed by: Pierce Family Collection through Maine Historical Society Date: 1850 Location: Gorham Media: Ink on paper

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Item 21029

D.B. Prince on school teacher, 1866

Contributed by: Pierce Family Collection through Maine Historical Society Date: 1866 Location: York; Gorham Media: Ink on paper

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Item 21026

Horace Mann to Josiah Pierce, 1841

Contributed by: Pierce Family Collection through Maine Historical Society Date: 1841 Location: Gorham Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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We Used to be "Normal": A History of F.S.N.S.

Farmington's Normal School -- a teacher-training facility -- opened in 1863 and, over the decades, offered academic programs that included such unique features as domestic and child-care training, and extra-curricular activities from athletics to music and theater.

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Women, War, and the Homefront

When America entered the Great War in 1917, the government sent out pleas for help from American women, many of whom responded at the battle front and on the home front.

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Great Cranberry Island's Preble House

The Preble House, built in 1827 on a hilltop over Preble Cove on Great Cranberry Island, was the home to several generations of Hadlock, Preble, and Spurling family members -- and featured in several books.

Site Pages

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Lincoln, Maine - Mattanawcook Academy

… male teachers were paid $4.18 a week compared to female teachers at $1.52 a week. They had two classes in 1849, and they were “General English” and…

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Surry by the Bay - Surry Village School

Surry's top female athletes were Loretta Lessard and Grace McCabe. Kenneth Moon and Mark Young were the top male athletes.

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Historic Hallowell - Values and Charity

… they established the privately-endowed Hallowell Female Benevolent Society, an organization that performed charitable work for more than 100 years…

My Maine Stories

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Learning to fly and instructing cadets at West Point during WWII
by Vera Cleaves

West Point during World War II