Keywords: social training
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Contributed by: Presque Isle Historical Society
Location: Presque Isle
Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes
Date: circa 1903
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.
"The Bowdoin Boys" -- some students and recent graduates -- traveled to Labrador in 1891 to collect artifacts, specimens, and to try to find Grand Falls, a waterfall deep in Labrador's interior.