Keywords: one room schools
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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1925
Contributed by: Androscoggin Historical Society
Date: circa 1890
Location: Auburn; Danville
Media: Photographic print
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.
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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Both the grade school and high school were decked out with buntings and other festive decorations for the town of Guilford’s Centennial celebration.
… her hip beyond repair and lived in the corner room on the first floor which is now part of the seating area in the Tea Room.
… northern Franklin County towns, including Strong, into one campus, and Strong Public School was converted to an elementary and middle school.
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