Vosburgh Hall, Pownal State School, ca. 1953

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Vosburgh Hall, Pownal State School, ca. 1953

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A survey of facilities and staffing needs at Pownal State School in New Gloucester in about 1953 noted that Vosburgh Hall, which opened in 1937, had 132 residents, one cottage supervisor, one assistant, and 13 attendants, but needed 21 attendants and two assistants.

The building was named for Stephen E. Vosburgh, who was superintendent of Pownal State School from 1919 to December 1937, when he died.

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About This Item

  • Title: Vosburgh Hall, Pownal State School, ca. 1953
  • Creation Date: circa 1953
  • Subject Date: circa 1953
  • Town: New Gloucester
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph, ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 17.5 cm x 23 cm
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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New Gloucester Historical Society
PO Box 531, New Gloucester, ME 04260
(207) 926-3260

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