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The Industrial School for Girls, located at the top of Winthrop Street, was incorporated in 1872 and opened in June of 1875. It became a state institution in 1899, renamed the Maine Industrial School for Girls and Erskine Hall was built in 1902.
Known as Stevens School, the institution closed in the early 1970s and became an annex for state offices and a pre-release center. It is now on the National Register of Historic Places.
About This Item
- Title: Industrial School for Girls, Erskine Hall, Hallowell, ca. 1900
- Creation Date: circa 1900
- Subject Date: circa 1900
- Town: Hallowell
- County: Kennebec
- State: ME
- Media: Postcard
- Local Code: CP005020
- Object Type: Image
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- Trade schools--Maine--Hallowell
- Juvenile delinquency--Maine
- Reformatories for women--Maine--Hallowell
- Industrial schools--Maine--Hallowell
- Manual training--Maine--Hallowell
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