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Historical Items

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Item 68454

Theater ticket, Farmington State Normal School, 1928

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: 1928-11-24 Location: Farmington Media: Ink on paper

Item 59808

Home Economics class, Farmington State Normal School, ca. 1924

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: circa 1924 Location: Farmington Media: Photographic print

Item 68352

Baseball Team, Farmington State Normal School, 1923

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: 1923 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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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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Westbrook Seminary: Educating Women

Westbrook Seminary, built on Stevens Plain in 1831, was founded to educate young men and young women. Seminaries traditionally were a form of advanced secondary education. Westbrook Seminary served an important function in admitting women students, for whom education was less available in the early and mid nineteenth century.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Presque Isle Normal School, ca. 1910

Presque Isle Normal School, ca. 1910 Contributed by Maine Historical Society Description Presque Isle Normal School buildings, Presque…

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

Carolyn Stone, Farmington State Normal School, 1898 Contributed by Mantor Library at UMF Description Carolyn Stone graduated from…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Carolyn Stone, Farmington State Normal School, 1939

Carolyn Stone, Farmington State Normal School, 1939 Contributed by Mantor Library at UMF Description Miss Stone retired from Farmington…

My Maine Stories

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Story

The New Normal
by Darlene Reardon

COVID-19 Poem

Story

Stories from Eastport
by Ruth McInnis

My memories of growing up in Eastport, WWII, camping, and history on the border

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Love is greater than peace, For peace is founded upon love
by Parivash Rohani

My journey from Iran to Maine