Keywords: Farmington Model 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.
Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.
"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.
Dr. Erroll Dearborn, President of the College at that time, purchased the Abbott School property; the Dormitory was sold to the Kappa Delta Phi…
She taught for one year at the Model School after graduation. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory Network.