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.
Lillian Norton, known as Nordica, was one of the best known sopranos in America and the world at the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth centuries. She was a native of Farmington.
Invitation, Farmington, 1903 Contributed by Farmington Public Library Description Printed and mailed invitation to the ceremonies…
Hotel Willows, Farmington, ca. 1910 Contributed by Farmington Public Library Description A photographic image on heavy paper was used as…
Lillian Nordica, Farmington, ca. 1911 Contributed by Farmington Public Library Description Lillian Nordic signed her photograph, "To the…