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Contributed by: Mrs. Mel Means through McArthur Public Library
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Contributed by: Sedgwick-Brooklin Historical Society
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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.
John Bapst High School was dedicated in September 1928 to meet the expanding needs of Roman Catholic education in the Bangor area. The co-educational school operated until 1980, when the diocese closed it due to decreasing enrollment. Since then, it has been a private school known as John Bapst Memorial High School.
Little Chebeague Island in Casco Bay was home to recreational facilities and a firefighting school for WWII sailors. The school was part of a Navy effort to have non-firefighting personnel knowledgeable in dealing with shipboard fires.
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Groups, Clubs & Organizations Text By: Valerie Tucker Installation of Officers in the Aurora Grange, Strong, ca.
Groups, Clubs & Organizations The Grand Army of the Republic G.A.R. picnic, Strong, ca. 1895Members of Post 134 of the Grand Army of the…
Groups, Clubs & Organizations Knights of Pythias The Knights of Pythias was another post-Civil War fraternal organization and secret society…
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by Felicia Garant
My grandmother made a nun's outfit for me
by Doug Rawlings
Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine and is now an international movement
by Sam Kelley
My service in the Vietnam War