Keywords: Abbott School
Farmington's Normal School -- a teacher-training facility -- opened in 1863 and, over the decades, offered academic programs that included such unique features as domestic and child-care training, and extra-curricular activities from athletics to music and theater.
A number of Rumford area residents played important roles during the Civil War -- and in the community afterwards. Among these are William King Kimball, who commanded the 12th Maine for much of the war.
Frank Crockett and photographer J.P. Armbrust took stereo views of Rockland's downtown, industry, and notable homes in the 1870s as a way to promote tourism to the town.
Abbott School pre 1903Item Contributed byFarmington Historical Society Abbott Park MapItem Contributed byFarmington Historical Society One of…
Bangor High School, Abbott Square, 1865 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description Noted Bangor architect…