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Historical Items

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Item 38987

Bluehill Academy Journal, 1863

Contributed by: Blue Hill Public Library Date: 1863 Location: Blue Hill Media: Ink on paper

Item 34056

Class in front of Blue Hill Academy, Blue Hill, 1893

Contributed by: Blue Hill Public Library Date: 1893 Location: Blue Hill Media: Photographic print

Item 34796

Blue Hill Academy, Blue HIll, ca. 1909

Contributed by: Blue Hill Public Library Date: circa 1909 Location: Blue Hill Media: Postcard

Online Exhibits

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Graduation Season

Graduations -- and schools -- in the 19th through the first decade of the 20th century often were small affairs and sometimes featured student presentations that demonstrated what they had learned. They were not necessarily held in May or June, what later became the standard "end of the school year."

Exhibit

Harry Lyon: An Old Sea Dog Takes to the Air

Through a chance meeting, Harry Lyon of Paris Hill became the navigator on the 1928 flight of the Southern Cross, the first trans-Pacific flight. His skill as a navigator, despite his lack of experience, was a key factor on the flight's success.

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Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

Site Pages

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Blue Hill, Maine - Swimming, Blue Hill, 1907

Swimming, Blue Hill, 1907 Contributed by Blue Hill Public Library Description Swimming at the Bathing Beach in Blue Hill during the…

Site Page

Blue Hill, Maine - Picnicking, Blue Hill, 1907

Picnicking, Blue Hill, 1907 Contributed by Blue Hill Public Library Description Picnicking along the coast of Blue Hill in 1907.

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Blue Hill, Maine - Craftsman

Craftsman Military enlistees, Blue Hill, 1864 Item 38995 infoBlue Hill Public Library

My Maine Stories

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Story

History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

This is a history of one of Portland's oldest local bars