North End School class picture, Westport Island, ca. 1895

Contributed by Westport Island History Committee

North End School class picture, Westport Island, ca. 1895

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Description

The North End School was a one-room school house that served students on the north end of the island. This photograph belonged to the Colby family. Three of their six children attended this school in 1895: Ernest, Jeannette and Verlie. Verlie started attending the North End School "in good weather" beginning at age three, because she wanted to be with her older siblings. In her words, "they weren’t so strict in those days."

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About This Item

  • Title: North End School class picture, Westport Island, ca. 1895
  • Creation Date: circa 1895
  • Subject Date: circa 1895
  • Town: Westport Island
  • County: Lincoln
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 8.8 cm x 8.9 cm
  • Collection: Colby Greenleaf Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Westport Island History Committee
6 Fowles Point Road, Westport Island, ME 04578
(207) 882-8477
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