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Historical Items

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Item 14711

Good Will Boy with a Kite

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: circa 1916 Location: Fairfield Media: Photographic print

Item 14346

Good Will Campus Aerial

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: circa 1950 Location: Fairfield Media: Photographic print

Item 14347

George Walter Hinckley, the founder of Good Will Homes

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: circa 1920 Location: Fairfield Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Good Will-Hinckley: Building a Landscape

The landscape at the Good Will-Hinckley campus in Fairfield was designed to help educate and influence the orphans and other needy children at the school and home.

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George W. Hinckley and Needy Boys and Girls

George W. Hinckley wanted to help needy boys. The farm, school and home he ran for nearly sixty nears near Fairfield stressed home, religion, education, discipline, industry, and recreation.

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Summer Camps

Maine is home to dozens of summer-long youth camps and untold numbers of day camps that take advantage of water, woods, and fresh air. While the children, counselors, and other staff come to Maine in the summer, the camps live on throughout the year and throughout the lives of many of the campers.

Site Pages

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L.C. Bates Museum/Good Will-Hinckley

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Hotel Willows, Farmington, ca. 1910

… for autos, a good livery, and also that a coach will meet all trains coming to Farmington. View additional information about this item on the…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Harvesting Potatoes - Page 8 of 13

They were good at good - natured bantering with the pickers Typical suggestions, criticisms, and encouragements that are given to potato pickers are…

My Maine Stories

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In the midst of the tragedy of war, there are humorous moments
by Roger Ek, Seawolf 25

Never leave beer with the PBRs

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The Journey Home
by Gina Brooks

I am a Maliseet artist from the St. Mary’s First Nation, my work is about our connection to the land

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The Joys of Kayaking - Pam's Story
by Pam Ferris-Olson

Pam has kayaked in many special places but her fondest memories are being made on Casco Bay

Lesson Plans

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Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Maine Statehood and the Missouri Compromise

Grade Level: 9-12 Content Area: Social Studies
Using primary sources, students will explore the arguments for and against Maine statehood and the Missouri Compromise, and the far-reaching implications of Maine statehood and the Missouri Compromise such as the preservation and spread of slavery in the United States. Students will gather evidence and arguments to debate the statement: The Missouri Compromise was deeply flawed and ultimately did more harm to the Union than good.