Contributed by Gorham Historical Society
The Maine Female Seminary was a three-story building which sat across the street from Gorham Academy. Built in 1837, the Female Seminary was to be used as a dormitory together with other Seminary activities. In 1861, the Seminary and Gorham Academy were united under the name of Gorham Seminary. It closed in 1878 and was given by the Town to the State as a dormitory for the Normal School. In 1894 it was destroyed by fire.
About This Item
- Title: Maine Female Seminary, Gorham
- Creation Date: circa 1880
- Subject Date: circa 1880
- Town: Gorham
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: print
- Dimensions: 10 cm x 16 cm
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:Gorham Historical Society
28 School Street, Gorham, ME 04038
Use of this Item is not restricted by copyright and/or related rights, but the holding organization is contractual obligated to limit use. For more information, please contact the contributing organization. However, watermarked Maine Memory Network images may be used for educational purposes.
Please post your comment below to share with others. If you'd like to privately share a comment or correction with MMN staff, please use this form.