Contributed by Bucksport Historical Society
In 1848 the Eastern Maine Conference of the Methodist Church held its first meeting in Bangor and proposed the establishment of a seminary, which was a preparatory school.
Bucksport offered the land and raised $25,000 for the project. East Maine Conference Seminary opened in August 1851 to a class of 13 boys and 14 girls. It closed in 1933.
About This Item
- Title: East Maine Conference Seminary, Bucksport, ca. 1910
- Creation Date: circa 1910
- Subject Date: circa 1910
- Town: Bucksport
- County: Hancock
- State: ME
- Media: Postcard
- Object Type: Image
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- Religious education
- Methodist Church--Maine
- East Maine Conference Seminary (Bucksport, Me.)
For more information about this item, contact:Bucksport Historical Society
PO Box 798, Bucksport, ME 04416
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