Normal School, Farmington, ca. 1910

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The Normal School in Farmington, created by legislation in 1863, was the first public institution of higher education in Maine.

The building pictured opened in the winter of 1864. The teacher training school was then called the Western State Normal School.

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  • Title: Normal School, Farmington, ca. 1910
  • Creator: Metropolitan News Co., Boston
  • Creation Date: circa 1910
  • Subject Date: circa 1910
  • Location: Farmington, Franklin County, ME
  • Media: Postcard
  • Dimensions: 9 cm x 14 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 4014
  • Collection: Postcard collection
  • Object Type: Image

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