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Item 34065

Samuel Carter Homestead, Blue Hill, 1891

Contributed by: An individual through Jonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc. Date: 1891 Location: Blue Hill Media: Photographic print

Item 64406

Little Blue Bridge, Farmington, 1896

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: 1896-06-14 Location: Farmington Media: Photographic print

Item 16863

Bathing at the Big Rock in Blue Hill Bay.

Contributed by: Blue Hill Public Library Date: circa 1920 Location: Blue Hill Media: Photographic print


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Student Exhibit: Rebecca Sophie Clarke

Sophie May, whose real name was Rebecca Clarke, was the author of over 40 books between 1861 and 1903. She wrote the "Little Prudy Series" based on the little town of Norridgewock.


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."


Reading, Writing and 'Rithmetic: Brooklin Schools

When Brooklin, located on the Blue Hill Peninsula, was incorporated in 1849, there were ten school districts and nine one-room school houses. As the years went by, population changes affected the location and number of schools in the area. State requirements began to determine ways that student's education would be handled. Regardless, education of the Brooklin students always remained a high priority for the town.

Site Pages

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Blue Hill, Maine - Educating Blue Hill

… Academy Class in front of Blue Hill Academy, Blue Hill, 1893Item Contributed byBlue Hill Public Library Blue Hill Academy Ever since the…

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Blue Hill, Maine - Discover the Story of Blue Hill - Page 2 of 4

The Darling’s Blue Hill Granite Company had a wharf at the present site of the Kollegewidgwok Yacht Club.

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Blue Hill, Maine - John Edward Horton, Civil War Soldier

Snow's and Mr. Cole's 7th Grade Classes at Blue Hill Consolidated School John Edward Horton was born on November 30, 1829 in Bluehill, Maine.

My Maine Stories

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The Wall
by Michael Uhl

What it means to have beaten the odds


My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima


Growing up DownEast
by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast