George Purington, Grand Commander of Knights Templars of Maine, ca. 1890

Contributed by Mantor Library at UMF


George Purington was very active in statewide organizations during his tenure as principal at Farmington State Normal School. He promoted the normal school idea through speeches and bulletins, resulting in increased enrollment at the school.

He was also president of the Christian Civic League and Grand Commander of the Knights Templars of Maine. Here he is in full Grand Commander regalia.

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  • Title: George Purington, Grand Commander of Knights Templars of Maine, ca. 1890
  • Creator: The Preble Studio
  • Creation Date: circa 1890
  • Subject Date: circa 1890
  • Town: Farmington
  • County: Franklin
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 28 cm x 14 cm
  • Local Code: Presidents Vertical Files
  • Object Type: Image

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