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Item 30863

Title: North Guilford School House, 1912

Contributed by: Guilford Historical Society

Date: 1912

Location: Guilford

Media: Photograph

Item 31046

Title: 8th & 9th grade students, Guilford, Fall 1913

Contributed by: Guilford Historical Society

Date: 1913

Location: Guilford

Media: Photograph

Item 30985

Title: Guilford High School Construction, 1926

Contributed by: Guilford Historical Society

Date: 1926

Location: Guilford

Media: Photograph

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Fight or buy bonds, World War I poster, 1917

World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.

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Cary Library, Houlton, 1904

Educating Oneself: Carnegie Libraries

Industrialist Andrew Carnegie gave grants for 20 libraries in Maine between 1897 and 1912, specifying that the town own the land, set aside funds for maintenance, have room to expand -- and offer library services at no charge.

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Students on porch, Farmington State Normal School, ca. 1928

We Used to be "Normal": A History of F.S.N.S.

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.

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Oldest known photograph of Guilford, Covered Bridge, ca. 1850

Guilford, Maine

An extensive history of a small central Maine town as compiled by team members from Guilford Historical Society and Piscataquis Community Middle School, with input from Guilford Memorial Library, Guilford Economic Development Board, and the Guilford’s town office. Manufacturing, festive events, historic buildings, notable veterans, and education, are covered in depth.

Site

Aerial View of Guilford, ca. 1955

Guilford Historical Society

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Site

Abbot Agricultural Fair

Abbot Historical Society

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