Bisbee School, Rumford, ca. 1912

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Bisbee School, Rumford, ca. 1912

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The Bisbee School, located on Hancock Street, served those families living in the Hancock Street/Waldo Street “flats”areas, was built in 1905. The school was named for George D. Bisbee, a Civil War veteran who had been wounded and served considerable time in a prision camp. This photograph postcard shows the Bisbee School as it appeared around 1912. It closed in 1976 and demolished in 1985 to make way for a housing complex for seniors.

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  • Title: Bisbee School, Rumford, ca. 1912
  • Creation Date: circa 1912
  • Subject Date: circa 1912
  • Town: Rumford
  • County: Oxford
  • State: ME
  • Media: Postcard
  • Object Type: Image

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Greater Rumford Area Historical Society
145 Congress Street, Rumford, ME 04276
(207) 364-2540

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