Pownal Hall, Pownal State School, ca. 1937

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Pownal Hall, Pownal State School, ca. 1937

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Pownal Hall, a residence for boys, opened at Pownal State School in 1926, about the time the facility changed its name from Maine School for the Feeble-Minded.

The building housed 150 beds for boys.

Superintendent Stephen E. Vosburgh also added a physician, a music teacher, a first-grade teacher, stenographer, plumber, chef, seven day attendants and two night attendants to the ever-growing institution in New Gloucester.

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  • Title: Pownal Hall, Pownal State School, ca. 1937
  • Creation Date: circa 1937
  • Subject Date: circa 1937
  • Location: New Gloucester, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 17 cm x 24.5 cm
  • Object Type: Image

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New Gloucester Historical Society
PO Box 531, New Gloucester, ME 04260
(207) 926-3260

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