Civil War Veterans, West Surry School, Surry, ca. 1890

Contributed by Wilbur and Majorie Saunders through Surry Historical Society

Civil War Veterans, West Surry School, Surry, ca. 1890

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A gathering of Civil War veterans and their families pose for a group photograph in front of the West Surry School. In addition to being used as a school this building functioned as a church and community center until the early 1930s when the Saunders family purchased it as a reunion hall. It was used by the community until approximately 1970 when it fell into disrepair. The building burned in the early 1970s.

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About This Item

  • Title: Civil War Veterans, West Surry School, Surry, ca. 1890
  • Creation Date: circa 1890
  • Subject Date: circa 1890
  • Town: Surry
  • County: Hancock
  • State: ME
  • Media: Silver print photograph
  • Dimensions: 15.24 cm x 20.32 cm
  • Object Type: Image

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Surry Historical Society
PO Box 17, Surry, ME 04684
(207) 667-8054
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