Keywords: social training
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.
Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."
Colby originated in 1813 as Maine Literary and Theological Institution and is now a small private liberal arts college of about 1,800 students. A timeline of the history and development of Colby College from 1813 until the present.
Phair House, the Bellstead and the Social Security Building X Text by Sebastian and Scott, students at Presque Isle Middle School Images from…
Bangor and Social Reform Movements of the 1800s-1900s Text by The 7th Grade Maine Studies Students of the William S. Cohen School.
… began again and on November 20, 1836 the first train ran from Bangor to Old Town, and the line opened to the public on the 29th November.