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Historical Items

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Item 28094

Students and Teachers at Farmington Model School, 1884

Contributed by: Farmington Historical Society Date: 1884 Location: Farmington Media: Photographic print

Item 27429

Interior of the Model School, Farmington, 1884

Contributed by: Farmington Historical Society Date: 1884 Location: Farmington Media: Photographic print

Item 64269

Model School Classroom, Farmington State Normal School, 1917

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: 1917 Location: Farmington Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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We Used to be "Normal": A History of F.S.N.S.

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.

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Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

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.

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In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"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.

Site Pages

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - The Abbott School

Dr. Erroll Dearborn, President of the College at that time, purchased the Abbott School property; the Dormitory was sold to the Kappa Delta Phi…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Carolyn Stone, Farmington State Normal School, 1898

She taught for one year at the Model School after graduation. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory Network.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Education

School on High Street. The Model School Model School Teacher: Miss Johnson First Row Student: Cecil LuceFarmington Historical Society…