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Historical Items

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Item 8750

North Waterford School, ca. 1914

Contributed by: Waterford Historical Society Date: 1914 Location: North Waterford Media: Photographic print

Item 11870

Frost District School, Brunswick, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society Date: circa 1880 Location: Brunswick Media: Photographic print

Item 13543

West Brooklin Elementary School, ca. 1921

Contributed by: Sedgwick-Brooklin Historical Society Date: 1921 Location: Brooklin Media: Photo transparency

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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Student Exhibit: Bloomfield Academy

In 1842, the new Bloomfield Academy was constructed in Skowhegan. The new brick building replaced the very first Bloomfield Academy, a small wooden building that had been built in 1814 and served as the high school until 1871. After that, it housed elementary school classes until 1980.

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

Mr. Woodman was the first teacher at the academy. By the end of the first year, there were about forty students attending the academy.

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Schools

At that time there were eight school districts in existence. While Sprague was supervisor, smaller districts were combined and scholars were conveyed.

My Maine Stories

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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

Story

My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima