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Historical Items

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Item 20006

Danforth School House

Contributed by: An individual through East Grand School Date: 1912 Location: Danforth Media: Photographic print

Item 31347

Coal Kiln School, Scarborough, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Scarborough Media: Photographic print

Item 31345

Original Oak Hill School, Scarborough, June 23, 1905

Contributed by: Bruce Thurlow through Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: 1905-06-23 Location: Scarborough Media: Slide; transparency

Tax Records

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Item 36505

Assessor's Record, 53-59 Pitt Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: City of Portland Style: School Use: School

Item 77034

5 School Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mary Alice Durgin Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 77044

26 School Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Margaret B. Donahue Use: Dwelling - Two family

Exhibits

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Reading, Writing and 'Rithmetic: Brooklin Schools

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.

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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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Home: The Longfellow House & the Emergence of Portland

The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.

Site Pages

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Guilford, Maine - Guilford Schools

Both the grade school and high school were decked out with buntings and other festive decorations for the town of Guilford’s Centennial celebration.

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Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Schools

Hallowell Schools Warren St. School, Hallowell, ca. 1890Item Contributed byHubbard Free Library The founders of Hallowell were the ones with…

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My Maine Stories

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Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life

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Growing up DownEast
by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast

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Service in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan by MAJ Adam R. Cote
by Adam R. Cote

Military Service has had a deep impact my life