Contributed by Monson Historical Society
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This photograph is of the first Monson Grammar School built in 1867 which was destroyed by fire March 31, 1899. Beside the old school is Monson Academy which was incorporated in 1847. It was also destroyed by the fire in March of 1860.
The rebuilt Grammar School was relocated to the upper side of the Academy building and housed students until 1982, when it too was demolished and replaced by a modern building. The Academy closed in 1969 and the building was destroyed in 1984.
About This Item
- Title: Monson Grammer School & Monson Academy, Monson ca. 1890
- Creation Date: circa 1890
- Subject Date: circa 1890
- Town: Monson
- County: Piscataquis
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 10.1 cm x 12.6 cm
- Local Code: MHS-105-017
- Object Type: Image
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PO Box 308, Monson, ME 04464
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