Gore School, Otisfield, ca. 1918

Contributed by Otisfield Historical Society


Group of students, teacher, and two visitors standing in front of brick schoolhouse. The one-room schoolhouse was built in the 1830s and was demolished and replaced by a new building after 1922.

Persons in photo are, from left, Orrell Linnell, Roland Annis, Ralph Thomas, Ellis Ahonen (front), Lester Thomas (tall boy in rear), teacher Irene Dolby (dark haired in rear). Small boys in front are Robert Thomas and Loren Brett; girls are Helen Brett (rear), Helen Ahonen (front), Doris Annis (tall, in rear), Rita Linnell (front); two sisters in black were visitors named Phillips, descendants of Samuel Phillips, early owner of Phillips Gore.

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About This Item

  • Title: Gore School, Otisfield, ca. 1918
  • Creation Date: circa 1918
  • Subject Date: circa 1918
  • Local Name: Gore
  • Town: Otisfield
  • County: Cumberland, Oxford
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 7 cm x 11 cm
  • Local Code: 2002-26A
  • Collection: Coll. 16
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Otisfield Historical Society
c/o Hankins, 202 Scribner Hill Rd., Otisfield, ME 04270
(207) 539-2521

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