Yarmouth Hall, Pownal State School, ca. 1953

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Yarmouth Hall, Pownal State School, ca. 1953

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Yarmouth Hall, built in 1921, was a dormitory for girls. It was called Dirigo Hall when it was built, but the name was changed in 1929 when the new superintendent's house was named Dirigo.

A survey of Pownal State School facilities and staff in about 1953 noted that Yarmouth had 144 residents, oen supervisor, one assistant and 15 attendants, but needed another assistant and two more attendants.

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  • Title: Yarmouth 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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